Live blog: Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford testify at Senate hearing

The high-stakes hearing comes a day before the committee is scheduled to vote on Kavanaugh's nomination.

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By NBC News

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a day of emotional questioning and high political drama that lasted nearly nine hours.

Ford told the committee she was 100 percent certain Kavanaugh was the man who sexually assaulted her as a teenager in the early 1980s. Kavanaugh repeatedly denied Ford’s sexual assault allegation and furiously attacked his confirmation process as a "national disgrace."

Republican senators on the committee attacked the Democratic members on the committee and accused them of sabotaging Kavanaugh's nomination.

Watch and read about the key moments of a historic day in U.S. politics.