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Suspicious package found on Capitol Hill ahead of Barrett vote, all clear later given

The incident did not impact the vote in the Senate Chamber.

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US Capitol building on October 26, 2020
US Capitol building on October 26, 2020
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Updated: October 26, 2020 - 7:45pm

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A suspicious package was reportedly discovered Monday night near the U.S. Capitol ahead of the Senate vote to confirm Trump-nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

A Daily Caller reporter who tweeted about a road closure later said that the road had reopened. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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