Senate Begins Procedural Vote For KavanaughBy David Taintor|October 5, 2018 10:37 am JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1The Senate has begun a procedural vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court. David Taintor David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at email@example.com. Have a tip? Send it Here!