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How Democrats intend to vote on the Gorsuch filibuster

Republicans need eight Democrats to join them in order to break an expected filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

There are 48 Democratic votes — 46 Democrats plus Angus King and Bernie Sanders, who are independents but caucus with the party.

All 52 Republicans are set to vote for Gorsuch.

Here are how the Democratic votes are lining up to date:

Will vote to break Democratic filibuster (3):

Joe Donnelly (Ind.)
Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.)
Joe Manchin (W.Va.)

Will join a Democratic filibuster (37):

Tammy Baldwin (Wis.)
Richard Blumenthal (Conn.)
Cory Booker (N.J.)
Sherrod Brown (Ohio)
Maria Cantwell (Wash.)
Tom Carper (Del.)
Bob Casey (Pa.)
Catherine Cortez Masto (Nev.)
Tammy Duckworth (Ill.)
Dick Durbin (Ill.)
Al Franken (Minn.)
Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.)
Kamala Harris (Calif.)
Maggie Hassan (N.H.)
Martin Heinrich (N.M.)
Mazie Hirono (Hawaii)
Tim Kaine (Va.)
Amy Klobuchar (Minn.)
Ed Markey (Mass.)
Claire McCaskill (Mo.)
Jeff Merkley (Ore.)
Chris Murphy (Conn.)
Patty Murray (Wash.)
Bill Nelson (Fla.)
Gary Peters (Mich.)
Jack Reed (R.I.)
Bernie Sanders (Vt.)
Brian Schatz (Hawaii)
Chuck Schumer (N.Y.)
Jeanne Shaheen (N.H.)
Debbie Stabenow (Mich.)
Jon Tester (Mont.)
Tom Udall (N.M.)
Chris Van Hollen (Md.)
Elizabeth Warren (Mass.)
Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.)
Ron Wyden (Ore.)

Undecided (8)

Michael Bennet (Colo.)
Ben Cardin (Md.)
Chris Coons (Del.)
Dianne Feinstein (Calif.)
Angus King (Maine)
Patrick Leahy (Vt.)
Robert Menendez (N.J.)
Mark Warner (Va.)

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