Holy war: Republicans eager to focus Amy Coney Barrett hearings on religion

GOP senators believe painting Democrats as attacking the supreme court nominee’s faith could help save seats in November

When Donald Trump’s latest supreme court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, arrives before the Senate judiciary committee for her confirmation hearings on Monday, Democrats will be out to raise an alarm that Barrett could help strike down the Affordable Care Act in the very first case she hears.

But in the weeks leading up to the hearings, Republicans have been out ...