Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber for the final vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.
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October 08, 2018 - 8:43 am
By Hope Yen, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's majority leader, insisting his chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the bitter fight over new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is signaling he's willing to take up another high court nomination in the 2020 presidential election...
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Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice
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October 07, 2018 - 8:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, says she'll decide after next month's midterm elections whether to run for the Senate from Maine in 2020. Rice is weighing whether to try to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins, whose decision to support Brett...
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Vice President Mike Pence announces the result of the vote for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in Washington.
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October 07, 2018 - 5:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Picking up the pieces after a contentious nomination battle, the Senate's majority leader said Sunday that the chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the wrenching debate over sexual misconduct that has swirled around new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. While Sen. Mitch...
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U.S. Supreme Court
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October 07, 2018 - 11:35 am
The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court. But with it comes the shadow of a bitter confirmation fight that is likely to hang over the court as it takes on divisive issues, especially those dealing with politics and women's...
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October 06, 2018 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization — now encroaching on the...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 05, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they'd back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests. Announcements by Republican Susan Collins of Maine and...
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Kegger Protest
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October 05, 2018 - 12:40 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- Protesters gathered outside the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and staged a "confirmation kegger," in the final hours before the Senate prepares for a confirmation vote for Brett Kavanaugh's embattled nomination to the Supreme Court. Bearing cans of...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 05, 2018 - 10:54 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee...
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Protesters chant "November is coming" inside Hart bldg
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October 05, 2018 - 6:48 am
By Sophie Tatum, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly 300 protesters were arrested at a US Senate building on Thursday afternoon as crowds of activists descended on Capitol Hill while lawmakers reviewed the FBI's report on the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Protesters gathered in the...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 05, 2018 - 6:41 am
By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican senators remain undecided amid allegations of sexual misconduct and intense protests that...
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