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Hirono speaks about her cancer battle, calls Barrett hearing 'hypocritical, illegitimate'

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In her opening statement, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, spoke about her battle with cancer and said that the Senate should focus on health care. The senator also called the Supreme Court nomination hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett a "hypocritical, illegitimate process."