/Ties vote advances Ketanji Brown Jackson to full Senate | USA TODAY

Ties vote advances Ketanji Brown Jackson to full Senate | USA TODAY


The 22-member Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines for an 11-11 tie, rather than offering a “favorable” or “unfavorable” recommendation.
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Though the tie vote adds a procedural step, it won’t stop Jackson’s nomination from moving to the full Senate for consideration. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., can set the schedule for a full chamber vote, where Jackson is likely to be confirmed before Congress leaves for Easter recess at the end of the week.

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