Kavanaugh confirmation exposes divide in US politics

The nation's divide is on clear display in Congress and on the streets during the historic nine hours of the Senate hearing.

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    The Kavanaugh confirmation has gripped the United States, and exposed the deep divide in partisan politics.

    We have seen US Supreme Court nominations lead to debate before - especially over sexual harassment claims - but for many people, this is something new.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.


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