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SENATE CONFIRMS BRETT KAVANAUGH TO SUPREME COURT 50 TO 48

brett-kavanaugh-confirmed-supreme-court-50-48-933x445.jpgA sharply divided Senate voted almost entirely along party lines Saturday afternoon to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The vote was 50-48. Only one Democrat, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, joined Republicans in backing Kavanaugh. One Republican, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted “present” although she said she opposed the nomination. One GOP senator was absent during the vote because of his daughter’s wedding thousands of miles from Washington, D.C…...Read More