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McConnell Says Senate Will Vote on Kavanaugh ‘in the Near Future’

By Margaret Spencer

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Senate Republican leadership criticized Senate Democrats’ role in attempting to stall the confirmation process for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Amid a firestorm of protests on Capitol Hill on Monday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., opened the Senate confirming that a hearing will take place on Thursday to hear from the judge and Christine Blasey Ford, but that a vote in the chamber would also happen soon.

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