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Kavanaugh confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Saturday afternoon narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court justice, 50-48.

As the roll call began, a series of protesters in the gallery began yelling "I do not consent!" and "shame on you" as Vice President Mike Pence — who was presiding over the session — called for order. Several women could be heard quietly sobbing and sniffling. Some dabbed tears.

The interruptions capped off two weeks of protest against the nomination that swept Capitol Hill ahead of the final vote, exactly a month before Election Day. 

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