Friday, October 5, 2018

51-49 vote advances Judge Kavanaugh's nomination. Lisa Murkowski joins Dems; Joe Manchin votes with Repubs.

10/5/2018 - In case you missed it elsewhere, the Senate voted this morning to end debate on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday morning, which will be followed by a final confirmation vote this weekend.

The motion passed on a 51-49 vote. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joined with Democrats in opposition, while Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia voted with the Republicans.

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