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Kavanaugh accuser offers testimony next week - but not on Monday as GOP had scheduled jamiedupree.blog.ajc.com/2018/09/20/wit…
Spokesman for Sen Charles Grassley R-IA says there have been talks, but no announcement on testimony by Ford; "will consult with his colleagues"
For those who were not around in 1991, Clarence Thomas testified first, then Anita Hill, then Thomas was brought back for more questions.
In 1991, the FBI finished its review of Hill's charges on September 26. Thomas & Hill then testified in a second Senate hearing on October 11-12
Here's the start of my notes from October 11, 1991. Sen Joe Biden D-DE was the chairman.
And for #TBT, here I am on C-SPAN on October 12, 1991 before the second day of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings

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Oct 6, 2018
Crowd chanting, Hey, hey, ho, ho, Kavanaugh has got to go." He's inside being sworn in as a Justice
Police now moving protesters off the steps.
Officer with bullhorn tells demonstrators they are violating the law as the steps are cleared
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Oct 6, 2018
As one Senator leaves the floor, we can hear the screaming of protesters being escorted out of the galleries
Some Senators leaving before vote is final. "This is a sad day," said Sen Kamala Harris D-CA
I'm just off the Senate floor. We can hear protesters from outside as well
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Oct 6, 2018
Big crowd just rushed up the Capitol steps
Police were scrambling inside but so far the demonstrators are staying outside. Many about to be arrested
You can see officers gathering below to make arrests while crowd chants, "Whose court? Our court!"
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Oct 6, 2018
Several rallies going on now on the lawn between the Capitol and the Supreme Court
Over toward the Supreme Court
Over at the Supreme Court, another small group of protesters
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Oct 6, 2018
Sen Lisa Murkowski R-AK says even though she opposes Kavanaugh, she will vote 'Present' - so Sen Daines can stay at his daughter's wedding
That is what is known as a "pair" - it used to be a common practice in the Senate when Senators were absent
So while the tally is 51-49 if everyone voted - with Murkowski & Daines not recorded on Saturday, the final vote should be 50-48
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Oct 5, 2018
Senate votes 51-49 for cloture on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Next, up to 30 hours of debate
Some intense discussions with top Republicans on the Senate floor in the immediate aftermath of the vote
Senate votes 51-49 to shut off debate on Kavanaugh nomination, as final outcome remains unclear jamiedupree.blog.ajc.com/2018/10/05/sen…
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