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Collins Mum On Supreme Court Nomination In Wake Of RBG Death

Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is calling the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "one of the most prominent legal luminaries of our time." But she isn't addressing whether the nomination for her successor should happen now, or after the election.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he will call for a vote on President Donald Trump's nominee.

Both independent Sen. Angus King and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine say there should be no successor until after the election.

Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.