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Kavanaugh Passes Cloture Vote, 51-49; Manchin, Collins, Flake Vote Yes

This is just the vote to end debate.
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And about those "undecided votes."

Susan Collins says her vote is only for cloture, not the nomination, and she will say more at 3 pm. Friday news dump folks.

Lisa Murkowski was a "no" on cloture and she's got cover to vote no due to Kavanaugh's stands on the rights of Native People. That's a local issue in Alaska.

Jeff Flake voted yes on cloture. No one pins any hopes on Jeff Flake.

And Manchin? COME ON, Joe.

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