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Dems hope to draw blood from potential Trump SCOTUS pick

Feb 05, 2019 - Politico

When the conservative lawyer Neomi Rao appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, she'll be interviewing for a job on the country's second most powerful court.

But both her allies and enemies will be watching with something even bigger in mind: her viability as a future Supreme Court nominee.

Growing buzz on the right about Rao, a legal scholar and Trump administration regulatory official, has raised the stakes of her Tuesday confirmation hearing to replace Brett Kavan...