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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's high-stakes hearing starts Tuesday

Sep 3, 2018 Read more: SFGate
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh isn't the only one who engaged in practice sessions ahead of this week's grueling confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senators from both parties also prepped for the four-day marathon - including Wednesday's multi-hour question-and-answer exchange - in which Kavanaugh's views on the biggest legal issues of the day are expected to be mined for the conservative judge's approach to the law. Abortion, executive power, campaign finance reform, regulatory oversight and gun violence are among the many topics senators are preparing to probe after the 53-year-old appellate court judge raises his right hand Tuesday and is sworn in for the hearings.

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