Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing has been riddled with frequent outbursts from the gallery, leading to multiple ejections and arrests.
As Tuesday's hearings opened, Democrats on the Judiciary Committee tried but failed to get the proceedings delayed.
What were the protests about?
"We have to confront an uncomfortable but important question about whether President Trump may have selected you, Judge Kavanaugh, with an eye towards protecting himself", said Sen.
Others claimed the judge would let people with pre-existing medical conditions be stripped of medical coverage. "This is a mockery and a travesty of justice", shouted one woman. Another cried: "Our democracy is broken!"
"Maybe it is not going exactly the way the minority would like it to go, we have said for a long period of time that we are going to proceed on this very day", Grassley said. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the committee's chairman.
"There's a 35-month black hole in your White House career where we've been denied access to any and all documents", Durbin said.
Senate Democrats are demanding that the Trump administration release thousands of documents on Brett Kavanaugh's record in the White House.
Democrats argue that they still haven't seen 90 percent of Kavanaugh's past work product and did not have time to review what they did receive prior to the hearing. "Use any means available to attempt to delay the confirmation process of a well-qualified jurist, fit for the job, indefinitely". Orrin Hatch's opening statement, shouting over the seven-term Utah senator.
Strong Democratic opposition to Trump's nominee reflects the political stakes for both parties in advance of the November elections, Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump's 2016 campaign and the potentially pivotal role Kavanaugh could play in moving the court to the right.
Why is the nomination contentious?
Kennedy was a solid conservative but sided with the court's liberals on some issues, including abortion and gay rights.
Maybe Democrats can't match Mitch McConnell's brazen obstructionism, but now they're thinking about it - or at least, they want their base to believe they're thinking about it.
With Senator John McCain's death, the Republican Senate majority shrank to 50-49, but McCain's replacement is likely be seated before a final vote on Kavanaugh, restoring the majority to 51-49 and providing the votes needed for confirmation. There were no signs of Republican defections.
Trump jumped into the fray late in the day, saying on Twitter that Democrats were "looking to inflict pain and embarrassment" on Kavanaugh.
If all goes according to Republicans' plans, the committee will vote later this month - nearly surely along straight party lines - to send his nomination to the full Senate in hopes of getting him on the court by the October 1 start of the 2018 term.
More than 20 witnesses are being called for the coming days of hearings.
This is horribly embarrassing for Brett Kavanaugh - the man the Republican Party is hoping will be our next Supreme CourtJustice.
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Ahead of the punishment, Gwen Lee, Amnesty International's Malaysia head, slammed the punishment as "cruel and unjust". It is also the first time a public caning has occurred in the state, a member of the state executive told Reuters .
But the military acknowledged the killing of the 10 Rohingya men and boys at Inn Din after arresting the Reuters reporters. Authorities charged them with violating the colonial-era state secrets act, which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years.
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