Heitkamp voting no on Kavanaugh
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.