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The U.S. Senate voted 51-49 to invoke cloture to end the debate on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The final vote will be on Saturday. The vote was along partisan lines except for U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voting no on cloture and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) voting for cloture.

The razor-thin margin may be thinner on Saturday as U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) is scheduled to walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding on Saturday. He tweeted out the following Friday morning:

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