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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Judge Neil Gorsuch faced hours of questioning — some amicable, some challenging — in day two of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings today.

Gorsuch was asked repeatedly about his views on everything from abortion, to waterboarding, to dark money in politics.

We recap what we've heard so far and how this hearing stacks up to those of previous Supreme Court nominees.

Guest

Paul Collins, author of "Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings and Constitutional Change" and professor of Legal Studies and director of Legal Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, which tweets @umassamherst.

This segment aired on March 21, 2017.

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