Christine Blasey Ford, with lawyers Debra S. Katz (L) and Michael R. Bromwich. Photo: Melina Mara-Pool/Getty Images

Christine Blasey Ford gave an emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday as she participated in hours of questioning from both Democrats and career prosecutor Rachel Mitchell.

Between the lines: The 11 Republican men on the committee delegated their questions to a female prosecutor, while their Democratic counterparts used the bulk of their time to praise Ford’s courage.

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Ford seated before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images
Rachel Mitchell, counsel, questions Christine Blasey Ford as Senators Sasse, Cruz, Lee and Cornyn listen. Photo: Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images
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US Representative Carolyn Maloney listens to Christine Blasey Ford testify. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AFP/Getty Images
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Schumer: "Nothing is off the table" if GOP moves to fill Ginsburg's seat

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told congressional Democrats on a conference call Saturday that "nothing is off the table next year" if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican allies move to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat in the coming weeks.

Why it matters: Schumer's comments come amid calls from fellow Democrats to expand the number of judges on the Supreme Court if President Trump and Senate Republicans move to fill the newly empty seat next time the party holds a majority in the Senate.

ActBlue collects record-breaking $30 million in hours after Ginsburg's death

A makeshift memorial in honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 19. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

ActBlue, the Democratic donation-processing site, reported a record-breaking $30 million raised from 9 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday in the aftermath of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, NPR writes and ActBlue confirmed to Axios.

Why it matters via the New York Times: "The unprecedented outpouring shows the power of a looming Supreme Court confirmation fight to motivate Democratic donors."