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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, accompanied by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, right, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee markup meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Washington
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September 13, 2018 - 2:07 pm
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee brushed aside a flurry of Democratic attempts to delay the consideration of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, sticking with a schedule that could see him confirmed by Oct...
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor participates the 18th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington D.C., Sept. 1, 2018.
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Rachel Kurland
September 05, 2018 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia Wednesday evening to promote her new children's books , "The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor" and "Turning Pages: My Life Story." Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice,...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh becomes emotional as he gives his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, 2018, to begin his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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September 05, 2018 - 6:50 am
By Mark Sherman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly stressed the importance of judicial independence on the second day of his confirmation hearing Wednesday as he faced questioning from senators, including Democrats who fear he would...
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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 Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break.
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September 04, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose teenage daughter was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting tried to shake the hand of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a break in Tuesday's confirmation hearing. Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the February 2018 attack, approached...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
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September 04, 2018 - 9:43 am
UPDATED: 7 p.m. By Mark Sherman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution." But that was at the end of a marathon day...
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In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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August 31, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Jesse J. Holland and Tammy Webber, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh emailed his White House colleagues in June 2003 with an alert: The U.S. Supreme Court was about to release opinions on the University of Michigan's use of race as a factor to admit students. It was an issue of...
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In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington.
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August 29, 2018 - 10:04 am
By Kevin Freking and Emily Swanson, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Does Brett Kavanaugh belong on the Supreme Court? It's a question that may be consuming Washington, but one that elicits a shrug from many Americans. And there's also no nationwide consensus on whether the Senate should vote on...
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Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses for a group photo with all nine Supreme Court Justices in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court Building.
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July 30, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Dan Berman (CNN) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she hopes to stay on the Supreme Court until the age of 90. "I'm now 85," Ginsburg said on Sunday. "My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so think I have about at least five more years." She has...
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Sen. Pat Toomey
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Steve Tawa
July 26, 2018 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — After a 40-minute meeting in his Washington, D.C. office, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said he will "enthusiastically support" President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, for the Supreme Court. Toomey said Kavanaugh has "the character, intellect,...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, stands with Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, before the start of their meeting, Thursday, July 12, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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July 12, 2018 - 1:39 pm
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of dollars from anonymous donors are helping shape the fight over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as Republicans and Democrats undertake a bruising battle for ideological control of the nation's loftiest tribunal. Even...
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