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The Kavanaugh hearing through the eyes of Fox News

Judge Brett Kavanaugh tears up at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on Capitol Hill. Foto: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

If President Donald Trump is truly an audience of one, as the saying goes, then for him there's only one stage that matters: Fox News.

Like every other cable news network, the conservative-leaning Fox News covered the hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh all day on Thursday, interspersing the lengthy and emotional proceeding with commentary. If politics is a sport, then this was covered like the Super Bowl, with every small moment analyzed for significance. Hosts dubbed the break between the two witnesses' testimonies in the afternoon as "halftime."..

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