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Senators vote to advance Kavanaugh nomination

Posted: 7:52 AM, Oct 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-05 15:04:26Z

Today the Senate voted to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. 

The Senate received a majority vote to invoke cloture on the debate surrounding Judge Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. The Senate will be able to advance to a final confirmation vote as early as Saturday.

The final vote was 51 to 49.

President Trump tweeted out his approval of the vote.