After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court on Sept. 28, after agreeing to a late call from Sen. Flake for a one week investigation into sexual assault allegation against the high court nominee.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), right, steps out to speak to a group of Democratic members of the committee that walked out of a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, on Sept. 28 on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) looks past empty seats after Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee walked out of the meeting, on Sept. 28 on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Female members of Congress stand in protest as members of the Senate Judiciary Committee meet to vote on the nomination of judge Brett Kavanaugh to be a U.S. Supreme Court associate justice, on Sept. 28 on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Christine Blasey Ford, center, is sworn in before testifying at the Senate Judiciary Committee with her attorneys Debra Katz, left, and Michael Bromwich, right, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Sept. 27 in Washington, DC.
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