BREAKING: Senate Kavanaugh Procedural Vote Results Are In, Republicans Score Key Win

After weeks of tumult, testimony, and a supplemental FBI investigation, the Senate voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, paving the wave for a full vote as early as Saturday.

The procedural cloture vote, which ended floor debate on the nominee, passed the Senate with a 51-49 tally.

All Democratic senators, except Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, voted against Kavanaugh’s nomination advancing, while all Republican senators voted for the nominee, except for Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

The crossing of a cloture vote threshold set up a final vote on the nominee, which is expected to take place on Saturday evening.