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U.S. Senate Votes to Limit Debate on Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., left, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, attend a news conference about the FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

UPDATE 9:57 am: The Senate has voted to limit debate on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. A final vote on his confirmation is currently expected to occur over the weekend. 

The Senate is taking a procedural vote on whether or not to move Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination forward. Watch the proceedings on the Senate floor live.