(Meredith/AP) -- Capitol Police say 164 people have been arrested at protests that took place as the Senate was voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Most of them — a total of 150 people — were arrested on the steps of the Capitol's East Front. They were among hundreds gathered at the Capitol to protest Kavanaugh's confirmation.
Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct. He denies the allegations.
Fourteen more were arrested in the Senate Gallery during the closely divided vote.
All those arrested were charged with unlawful crowding, obstructing or incommoding, which means inconveniencing someone They were processed offsite and released.
A few hours before the vote, demonstrators shouted "November is coming!" and "Vote them out!"
Protesters shouted "I do not consent" during the roll call vote on Kavanaugh.