BREAKING: US Senate Votes to Advance Judge Kavanaugh, Full Vote Saturday

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The United States Senate voted to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Friday; setting the stage for a full vote to confirm the potential Justice as early as Saturday morning.

The vote follows weeks of speculation surrounding Kavanaugh’s political future after 11th hour allegations of sexual misconduct during the 1980s threatened to derail the nomination process.

The final vote was 51-49 in favor.

Despite voting to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination, Sen. Susan Collins refused to comment on whether she will officially vote to confirm the potential Justice in the coming days.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.