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  • Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing

    Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:37:34 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:31:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...

    Trump has already rejected the idea of bringing in the FBI to reopen its background check of Kavanaugh. Should he order such a review, it would likely delay a confirmation vote until after the election.

    Trump has already rejected the idea of bringing in the FBI to reopen its background check of Kavanaugh. Should he order such a review, it would likely delay a confirmation vote until after the election.

  • Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:30:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:44:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...

    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

  • Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

    Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:30:40 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump dismisses any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn.
    Trump dismisses any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn.
  • Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

    Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:01:30 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:51:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...
    With voting in sight, parties weigh political risks in evolving Supreme Court fight.
    With voting in sight, parties weigh political risks in evolving Supreme Court fight.
  • Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

    Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:26 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:11:00 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif. The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall ...(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif. The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall ...
    Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas: Allegations against Supreme Court nominees carry important differences as well as cautions for senators.
    Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas: Allegations against Supreme Court nominees carry important differences as well as cautions for senators.
  • Kavanaugh's nomination poses risks for Democrats and GOP

    Kavanaugh's nomination poses risks for Democrats and GOP

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:52:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...
    Control of Congress looming, battle over Kavanaugh's nomination carries risks for Democrats and Republicans.
    Control of Congress looming, battle over Kavanaugh's nomination carries risks for Democrats and Republicans.
  • As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions

    As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions

    Monday, September 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:53:59 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:29:32 GMT
    The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators...
    The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to do with the allegations.
  • Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:49:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:10:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    The accusation raised the prospect of congressional Republicans defending President Donald Trump's nominee ahead of midterm elections.

    The accusation raised the prospect of congressional Republicans defending President Donald Trump's nominee ahead of midterm elections.

  • The Latest: DOJ: It's not the FBI's job to judge allegations

    The Latest: DOJ: It's not the FBI's job to judge allegations

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-09-17 12:08:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:00:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Comm...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Comm...
    A lawyer for a woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school says the woman considers his actions "attempted rape.".
    A lawyer for a woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school says the woman considers his actions "attempted rape.".
  • Trump defends Kavanaugh as White House manages fallout

    Trump defends Kavanaugh as White House manages fallout

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-09-17 23:01:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump sides with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault.
    Trump sides with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault.
  • Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

    Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

    Sunday, September 16 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-09-16 14:59:41 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:58:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: CNN)

    A Democratic senator says an anonymous allegation of sexual misconduct this late in the process is unlikely to derail Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

    A Democratic senator says an anonymous allegation of sexual misconduct this late in the process is unlikely to derail Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

  • Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

    Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:35:33 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-09-16 14:59:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high sch...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high sch...
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school.
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school.
  • Senator gives federal investigators information on Kavanaugh

    Senator gives federal investigators information on Kavanaugh

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:52:14 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-09-14 04:35:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with Presiden...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with Presiden...
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security...
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security detail.
  • Kavanaugh: I didn't recognize Parkland dad seeking handshake

    Kavanaugh: I didn't recognize Parkland dad seeking handshake

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:59:05 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:36:05 GMT
    Sen. Cory Booker has released a new batch of "committee confidential" documents about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even after a conservative judicial group referred his earlier disclosures to the Senate...
    Sen. Cory Booker has released a new batch of "committee confidential" documents about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even after a conservative judicial group referred his earlier disclosures to the Senate Ethics Committee.
  • $1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

    $1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:05:35 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:09:39 GMT
    A campaign urging Republican Sen. Susan Collins to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has generated more than $1 million in pledges.
    A campaign urging Republican Sen. Susan Collins to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has generated more than $1 million in pledges.
  • Tennessee Senate hopeful 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings

    Tennessee Senate hopeful 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:48:18 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:44:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Democratic Senate candidat Phil Bredesen speaks at a summit on the opioid crisis in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen says he is “embarrassed by the circus” in the hearings for Brett Kav...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Democratic Senate candidat Phil Bredesen speaks at a summit on the opioid crisis in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen says he is “embarrassed by the circus” in the hearings for Brett Kav...
    Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says he's "embarrassed by the circus" in the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and he's pointing at both Republicans and Democrats.
    Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says he's "embarrassed by the circus" in the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and he's pointing at both Republicans and Democrats.
  • States urge Supreme Court to hear Kennedy cousin case

    States urge Supreme Court to hear Kennedy cousin case

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:22:50 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:28:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn. The Connecticut Supreme Court in May 2018 vacated Skakel's conviction in the bludgeoning death o...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn. The Connecticut Supreme Court in May 2018 vacated Skakel's conviction in the bludgeoning death o...
    Eleven states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut's appeal in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder case and reinstate his conviction.
    Eleven states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut's appeal in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder case and reinstate his conviction.
  • Kavanaugh confirmation fight rallies Democrats to resistance

    Kavanaugh confirmation fight rallies Democrats to resistance

    Monday, September 10 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-09-10 04:13:53 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-09-10 15:20:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this Sept. 5, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Spurred on by the left, Democrats brought fire and fu...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this Sept. 5, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Spurred on by the left, Democrats brought fire and fu...

    The proceedings have been tumultuous, disrupted first by Democratic senators objecting to the rules and then by protesters shouting "Sham president, sham vote" and other chants.

    The proceedings have been tumultuous, disrupted first by Democratic senators objecting to the rules and then by protesters shouting "Sham president, sham vote" and other chants.

  • Win or lose, Kavanaugh confirmation fight defines Democrats

    Win or lose, Kavanaugh confirmation fight defines Democrats

    Saturday, September 8 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-09-08 16:06:21 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-09-09 21:31:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., left, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., confer before questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., left, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., confer before questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the...
    Democrats don't have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but the rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation hearings marked a new stage in the party's...
    Democrats don't have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but the rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation hearings marked a new stage in the party's resistance to President Donald Trump.
  • Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely

    Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely

    Friday, September 7 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-09-07 05:54:37 GMT
    Saturday, September 8 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-09-08 05:07:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh smiles as he is visited by young student athletes he coaches over the years, as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Ca...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh smiles as he is visited by young student athletes he coaches over the years, as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Ca...

    Senate Democrats worked into the night in a last, ferocious attempt to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump if he makes it to the...

    Senate Democrats worked into the night in a last, ferocious attempt to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump if he makes it to the high court.

  • Designer Jeremy Scott has a message for Brett Kavanaugh

    Designer Jeremy Scott has a message for Brett Kavanaugh

    Friday, September 7 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-09-07 05:11:06 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-09-07 21:13:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Fashion designer Jeremy Scott appears at the finale of the presentation of his spring 2019 collection during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Fashion designer Jeremy Scott appears at the finale of the presentation of his spring 2019 collection during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.
    Designer Jeremy Scott used the occasion of his runway show to urge people to call their senators and tell them 'No on Brett Kavanaugh.".
    Designer Jeremy Scott used the occasion of his runway show to urge people to call their senators and tell them 'No on Brett Kavanaugh.".
  • Trump campaigns in Montana, lauds Kavanaugh progress

    Trump campaigns in Montana, lauds Kavanaugh progress

    Friday, September 7 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-09-07 05:42:04 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-09-07 14:37:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.
    At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness' of Democrats.
    At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness' of Democrats.
  • Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh confirmation

    Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh confirmation

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:33:47 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-09-07 06:02:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, laughs as Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., makes closing remarks in the evening after the second day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Wednesda...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, laughs as Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., makes closing remarks in the evening after the second day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Wednesda...

    Democrats are concerned Kavanaugh will push the court to the right and will side with Trump in cases stemming from Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign.

    Democrats are concerned Kavanaugh will push the court to the right and will side with Trump in cases stemming from Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign.

  • At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

    At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:33:54 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-09-07 05:11:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump responds to a reporters question during an event with sheriffs in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump responds to a reporters question during an event with sheriffs in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
    Trump taking contentious Washington debate over his Supreme Court nominee to the home of two red-state Senate Democrats, elevating Kavanaugh's confirmation as a political litmus test for voters.
    Trump taking contentious Washington debate over his Supreme Court nominee to the home of two red-state Senate Democrats, elevating Kavanaugh's confirmation as a political litmus test for voters.
  • The Latest: Trump calls Dems at Kavanaugh hearing 'sick'

    The Latest: Trump calls Dems at Kavanaugh hearing 'sick'

    Thursday, September 6 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-09-06 14:09:27 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-09-07 02:59:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, center, leaves the hearing room in the evening after the second day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on Capit...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, center, leaves the hearing room in the evening after the second day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on Capit...
    The Associated Press has obtained an email in which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh disputes that the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion access is settled law.
    The Associated Press has obtained an email in which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh disputes that the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion access is settled law.
  • Protesters continue to interrupt Kavanaugh hearings

    Protesters continue to interrupt Kavanaugh hearings

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:33:16 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-09-06 14:48:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). A protester disrupts the proceedings as President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the second day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Wa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). A protester disrupts the proceedings as President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the second day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Wa...
    Protesters have become as regular a feature of Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings as the judge himself.
    Protesters have become as regular a feature of Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings as the judge himself.
  • Kavanaugh's lips sealed on White House subpoenas, pardons

    Kavanaugh's lips sealed on White House subpoenas, pardons

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-09-05 04:27:36 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-09-06 09:20:14 GMT
    Confirmation of nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would likely bring a conservative tilt. (Source: CNN/POOL)Confirmation of nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would likely bring a conservative tilt. (Source: CNN/POOL)

    In his second day of hearings, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh can expect to spend most of the day sparring with Democratic senators over abortion, guns, executive power and other high-profile issues.

    In his second day of hearings, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh can expect to spend most of the day sparring with Democratic senators over abortion, guns, executive power and other high-profile issues.

  • Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor out with 2 new books

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor out with 2 new books

    Saturday, September 1 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-09-01 20:05:23 GMT
    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:16:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor talks about her children's book, "Turning Pages: My Life Story", during the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor talks about her children's book, "Turning Pages: My Life Story", during the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says the last time she wrote a book she got some unsolicited health advice.
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says the last time she wrote a book she got some unsolicited health advice.
  • Shout, arrest, repeat: Inside the Kavanaugh hearing protests

    Shout, arrest, repeat: Inside the Kavanaugh hearing protests

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-09-05 19:12:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-09-05 21:52:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A protester is removed from the hearing room as another, right, joins in protest of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in W...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A protester is removed from the hearing room as another, right, joins in protest of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in W...
    The Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have become the target of a coordinated activist campaign to disrupt the proceedings.
    The Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have become the target of a coordinated activist campaign to disrupt the proceedings.
  • Potential 2020 Democrats seize on Kavanaugh Senate hearings

    Potential 2020 Democrats seize on Kavanaugh Senate hearings

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-09-04 17:00:06 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-09-05 14:09:21 GMT
    Some Democratic senators weighing 2020 presidential campaigns have seized upon the opening moments of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings.
    Some Democratic senators weighing 2020 presidential campaigns have seized upon the opening moments of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings.
  • Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-09-04 04:58:07 GMT
    Wednesday, September 5 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-09-05 04:35:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The witness table is prepared for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The witness table is prepared for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

    Senate hearing to begin for Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee.

    Senate hearing to begin for Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee.

  • The Latest: Kavanaugh hearing begins with partisan rancor

    The Latest: Kavanaugh hearing begins with partisan rancor

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-09-04 11:58:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-09-05 01:24:58 GMT
    Grassley says Kavanaugh documents number the most on any Supreme Court nominee.
    Grassley says Kavanaugh documents number the most on any Supreme Court nominee.
  • Parkland victim's father seeks handshake with Kavanaugh

    Parkland victim's father seeks handshake with Kavanaugh

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-09-04 22:21:52 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-09-05 00:18:36 GMT
    A man whose teenage daughter was killed in the Parkland school shooting tried to shake the hand of Supreme Court nominee during a break in Tuesday's confirmation hearing.
    A man whose teenage daughter was killed in the Parkland school shooting tried to shake the hand of Supreme Court nominee during a break in Tuesday's confirmation hearing.
  • What to watch for as senators consider Kavanaugh nomination

    What to watch for as senators consider Kavanaugh nomination

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-09-04 04:57:57 GMT
    Tuesday, September 4 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-09-04 18:43:11 GMT
    What to watch for as senators consider Kavanaugh nomination to Supreme Court.
    What to watch for as senators consider Kavanaugh nomination to Supreme Court.
  • Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

    Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:19:18 GMT

    President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be the next justice to join the Supreme Court of the United States.

    President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be the next justice to join the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court

    Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:59:10 GMT
    Wednesday, June 27 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-27 18:59:05 GMT

    Rumors of Kennedy's retirement have swirled for weeks as the 80-year-old justice neared the end of his 29th year on the court. He turns 81 in July.

    Rumors of Kennedy's retirement have swirled for weeks as the 80-year-old justice neared the end of his 29th year on the court. He turns 81 in July.

  • Supreme Court voids part of crisis pregnancy center law

    Supreme Court voids part of crisis pregnancy center law

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-26 14:24:47 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-26 19:23:10 GMT

    The 5-4 ruling Tuesday also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.

    The 5-4 ruling Tuesday also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.

  • Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

    Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-06-26 14:23:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-26 19:18:37 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries. 

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries. 

  • Supreme Court adopts new rules for cell phone tracking

    Supreme Court adopts new rules for cell phone tracking

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:42:25 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:45:03 GMT

    The justices’ 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age.

    The justices’ 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age.

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