Oct 4, 2018

Heitkamp voting no on Kavanaugh

Senator Heidi Heitkamp.

Senator Heidi Heitkamp. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp told WDAY that she plans to vote against the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

The big picture: Red-state Democrats have been facing GOP wrath over Kavanaugh's confirmation. Heitkamp, in particular, is sitting 12 points behind her Republican challenger in a new Fox News poll — compared just four last month.

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