Brett Kavanaugh

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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.

Links to Kavanaugh Committee Vote

Sep 28, 2018
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Watch the proceeding live.

Daniel Bush of PBS Newshour examines what was known, and what was new information, during last week's U.S. Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

Sep 6, 2018
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Confirmation hearings are underway for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Watch them live.

Part of a national protest will take place in Benton on Sunday to oppose the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill the seat after Justice Anthony Kennedy retired. The senate confirmation hearing is scheduled for September 4th.

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Southern Illinois' two republican congressmen back President Trump's new Supreme Court nominee.

In written statements, Murphysboro's Mike Bost says Judge Brett Kavanaugh is highly qualified and will interpret the U.S. Constitution in the spirit of the Founders.

Collinsville's John Shimkus says Kavanaugh is exactly the kind of judge needed on the Supreme Court because he bases decisions on the Constitution and the rule of law.