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The 7 Senators to Watch on Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

6 days ago   |   By Time

Senate Republicans have a very narrow margin for error on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh .
The GOP caucus has just 51 members, but it's unclear if Arizona Sen. John McCain, who is being treated for brain cancer, will be able to return to the chamber to vote. A 50-50 tie vote would be broken with a vote from Vice President Mike Pence.
Since Republicans changed Senate rules in 2017 , the vote on Kavanaugh will require only a simple majority instead of the old 60-vote standard. But that still means the vote will come down to a handful of moderate Republicans and...
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Kavanaugh meets with Pence and GOP leaders

6 days ago   |   By WGN TV

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, mapped out strategy with Republican leaders Tuesday, launching a fierce confirmation battle that could remake the court for decades and roil the midterm elections in the meantime.
Kavanaugh, a favorite of the GOP establishment, first huddled with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. He was then meeting with Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the Judiciary Committee chairman. Joining him were Vice President Mike Pence and former Sen. Jon Kyl, seeking the GOP backing he will need to be...
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WATCH: Supreme Court nominee heads to Capitol Hill

6 days ago   |   By ABC News

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's SCOTUS nominee, will head to Capitol Hill today to speak with senators as a bitter confirmation battle gets underway. ABC News' Stephanie Ramos reports.
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Here's What's Next In Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Confirmation Process

Here's What's Next In Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Confirmation Process

6 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

A look at some potential roadblocks for President Donald Trump's nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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‘I will oppose him with everything I've got,' Schumer says as Democrats prepare to fight Kavanaugh

6 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

Senate Democrats, backed by progressive groups, have launched a campaign to defeat Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
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