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Today’s Agenda: Where Do Senators Stand On Kavanaugh?

Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) hold a news conference about Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill August 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. Republicans on the committee claim that Senate Democrats are attempting to slow or stall Kavanaugh's confirmation with demands to see emails and other records relating to KavanaughÕs time as staff secretary to former President George W. Bush.
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee (L-R) Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) hold a news confe... WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee (L-R) Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) hold a news conference about Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill August 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. Republicans on the committee claim that Senate Democrats are attempting to slow or stall Kavanaugh's confirmation with demands to see emails and other records relating to Kavanaugh's time as staff secretary to former President George W. Bush. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 18, 2018 10:06 am

Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday — a lifetime in Trump-era news cycles. Today, we’ll be trying to get a sense of how the GOP is thinking about these upcoming hearings. Here’s more on that, and other stories we’re following.

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