Democrats call for nomination to be put on hold until after presidential election

WASHINGTONJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburgs death Friday created deep uncertainty for the Supreme Court and injected the prospect of an unexpected and likely bitter nomination fight into the final weeks of the presidential campaign.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) said Friday night that he would seek to confirm any Supreme Court nominee that President Trump put forward, but he didnt say if he would do so before the election. The Republicans hold only a narrow 53-47 majority in the Senate and a nominee could…