Ketanji Brown Jackson headed to U.S. Senate confirmation to Supreme Court this week

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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson meets with U.S. Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) on Capitol Hill in Washington

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday said he will schedule a final vote later this week on President Joe Biden’s nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be a Supreme Court justice.

In a speech on the Senate floor, Schumer, a Democrat, said he will “set in motion a process that will set up a final confirmation vote by the end of this week.”

(Reporting by Richard Cowan)