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WATCH: Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett would fill the seat left vacant with the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

The hearings are scheduled to start each day at 9.  Watch the hearings live below.  Blue Ridge Public Radio will air NPR's live special coverage of the hearings starting at 9 each morning on both of its channels.  If the hearings continue past 4 p.m. each afternoon, then the live special coverage will continue on BPR News until its conclusion.  BPR Classic will return to regular programming at 4 starting with All Things Considered.

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Matt Bush joined Blue Ridge Public Radio as news director in August 2016. Excited at the opportunity the build up the news service for both stations as well as help launch BPR News, Matt made the jump to Western North Carolina from Washington D.C. For the 8 years prior to coming to Asheville, he worked at the NPR member station in the nation's capital as a reporter and anchor. Matt primarily covered the state of Maryland, including 6 years of covering the statehouse in Annapolis. Prior to that, he worked at WMAL in Washington and Metro Networks in Pittsburgh, the city he was born and raised in.