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Democratic House Means More Time for Senate Nominations — And Another Trump SCOTUS Pick? The Senate will still have plenty to do, even as legislation languishes with divided government

Nov 6, 2018...Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is fond of saying that unlike the House, the Senate is in the “personnel business.”

Heidi Heitkamp Will Vote No on Kavanaugh Nomination North Dakota Democrat is in a tight re-election campaign

Oct 4, 2018...Updated 4:09 p.m. | Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, the Democrat leading Roll Call’s list of most vulnerable senators on the ballot this fall, announced Thursday that she’ll vote against confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh Nomination Fate Is Still the Superunknown Supreme Court battle is still a ways from being over

Sep 28, 2018...The spectacle of politics and how it fits, or doesn’t, into the nation’s culture. Subscribe to our newsletter here.

Susan Collins Will Vote ‘Yes’ on Kavanaugh Nomination Maine Republican had kept her position on the Supreme Court nomination under wraps

Oct 5, 2018...Sen. Susan Collins will vote “yes” on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, one of the last remaining hurdles to the high court for President Donald Trump’s nominee.

Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein Again Sparring Over Judicial Nominations Schedule Argument about October nomination hearings could be Kavanaugh fallout

Oct 15, 2018...Even with senators having left the Capitol, the battle over the pace of judicial nominations is not slowing down.

Senate Judiciary to Vote Friday on Kavanaugh Nomination Decision came after nearly nine hours of testimony from nominee and accuser

Sep 27, 2018...Senate Republicans huddled privately late Thursday and will move forward with a Judiciary Committee vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a seat on the Supreme Court, GOP senators leaving the meeting said.

Twitter Battles Over Kavanaugh Nomination Roar Social media fuels partisan fire

Sep 24, 2018...The political din over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination features the same kind of overheated rhetoric and partisanship of previous legendary confirmation fights. But this time, there is Twitter.

Joe Manchin a Yes on Kavanaugh Nomination and Might Be Only Democrat West Virginia Democrat supported Gorsuch, faces tough re-election race

Oct 5, 2018...Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and might end up the only Democrat to do so.

Kavanaugh Nomination Clears Key Hurdle, Final Vote Teed Up Democrats turned confirmation process into ‘demolition derby,’ Sen. Grassley says

Oct 5, 2018...Embattled federal judge Brett Kavanaugh moved one step closer to becoming the ninth Supreme Court justice and providing a decisive fifth conservative vote Friday when the Senate voted to tee up a final up-or-down vote.