Capitol Notes: Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Vukmir Pledges Unabashed Support For Kavanaugh

Oct 2, 2018

The Kavanaugh hearings took center stage last week in Washington, and both candidates is Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race weighed in on President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. 

Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin asked for an FBI investigation into claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman when the two were teenagers. Baldwin's Republican challenger Leah Vukmir, meanwhile, called for quick confirmation of Kavanaugh.  

For this week's "Capitol Notes" conversation, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson discussed the candidates' stances, with JR Ross of wispolitics.com. Ross talked about what's at stake for Vukmir in backing Kavanaugh.