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Brett Kavanaugh. Photo: Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images.

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who voted yes to advance Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate floor, asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to delay the vote for one week so the FBI can investigate.

Why it matters: Currently, the numbers stand 49 in support for Kavanaugh and 47 opposed. But there are still key swing votes from Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in the balance. Kavanaugh's nomination now goes to the Senate floor for a full vote, but it is uncertain when the vote will take place.

YES
  • Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)
  • Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
  • Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)
  • Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio)
  • Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah)
  • Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)
  • Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)
  • Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.)
  • Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.)
  • Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)
  • Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.)
  • Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.)
  • Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)
  • Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.)
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.)
  • Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)
  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
  • Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.)
  • Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.)
  • Sen. James Risch (R-Idaho)
  • Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.)
  • Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.)
  • Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.)
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.)
  • Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho)
  • Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.)
  • Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.)
  • Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)
  • Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)
  • Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.)
  • Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.)
  • Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.)
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)
  • Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)
  • Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.)
  • Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.)
  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)
  • Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah)
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)
  • Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
  • Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.)
  • Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.)
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.)
  • Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-Pa.)
  • Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)
NO
  • Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.)
  • Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.)
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)
  • Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.)
  • Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)
  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet (D-Colo.)
  • Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-Pa.)
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)
  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)
  • Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.)
  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.)
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.)
  • Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.)
  • Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii)
  • Sen. Christopher Coons (D-Del.)
  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.)
  • Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.)
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)
  • Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.)
  • Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.)
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)
  • Sen. Angus King (I-Maine)
  • Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)
  • Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.)
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.)
  • Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.)
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
  • Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.)
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.)
  • Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.)
  • Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)
  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)
  • Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.)
  • Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii)
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)
  • Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)
  • Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

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In photos: Protests outside fortified capitols draw only small groups

Armed members of the far-right extremist group the Boogaloo Bois near the Michigan Capitol Building in Lansing on Jan. 17. About 20 protesters showed up, AP notes. Photo: Seth Herald/AFP via Getty Images

Small groups of protesters rallied outside fortified statehouses over the weekend ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday.

The big picture: Some protests attracted armed members of far-right extremist groups but there were no reports of clashes, as had been feared. The National Guard and law enforcement outnumbered demonstrators, as security was heightened around the U.S. to avoid a repeat of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots, per AP.

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Trump to issue at least 100 pardons and commutations before leaving office

Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump plans to issue at least 100 pardons and commutations on his final full day in office Tuesday, sources familiar with the matter told Axios.

Why it matters: This is a continuation of the president's controversial December spree that saw full pardons granted to more than two dozen people — including former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, longtime associate Roger Stone and Charles Kushner, the father of Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

  • The pardons set to be issued before Trump exits the White House will be a mix of criminal justice ones and pardons for people connected to the president, the sources said.
  • CNN first reported this news.

Go deeper: Convicts turn to D.C. fixers for Trump pardons

Schumer's m(aj)ority checklist

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Capitalizing on the Georgia runoffs, achieving a 50-50 Senate and launching an impeachment trial are weighty to-dos for getting Joe Biden's administration up and running on Day One.

What to watch: A blend of ceremonies, hearings and legal timelines will come into play on Tuesday and Wednesday so Chuck Schumer can actually claim the Senate majority and propel the new president's agenda.