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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Washington.
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July 11, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramped up efforts to block his confirmation. Kavanaugh, the conservative...
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President Donald Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House.
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July 10, 2018 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In calls from the Oval Office, from Air Force One, and from his New Jersey golf club, President Donald Trump returned over and over to the same question as he mulled his next Supreme Court nomination: "Who's the best here?" His final answer was hardly a surprise: Trump landed on...
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Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks as President Donald Trump listens, in the East Room of the White House on July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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Cherri Gregg
July 10, 2018 - 12:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's highest court, Brett Kavanaugh, is already getting strong reaction from political leaders. But who is he? Why did he beat out the rest of the presumed contenders? And what's next? Trump's requirements for the high court...
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President Donald Trump greets Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington.
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July 09, 2018 - 9:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. A favorite of the Republican...
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President Donald Trump points before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 8, 2018, en route to Washington from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
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July 09, 2018 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on his second nominee to the Supreme Court on Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. With customary...
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Kim Glovas
July 09, 2018 - 2:45 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — One of New Jersey's top Democratic lawmakers is warning the public about the perils of President Donald Trump's possible nominees to the Supreme Court. Sen. Robert Menendez spoke about health care while in Camden Monday, as well as the future battle over the president...
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Capitol in Washington at sunrise
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July 09, 2018 - 9:32 am
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The coming battle over a Supreme Court nominee promises to be a bruising one. Republicans are eager for conservatives to gain a firm majority on the court. Democrats are voicing alarm about what the new justice could mean for charged issues such...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington.
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July 09, 2018 - 6:49 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong." Trump spoke to reporters Sunday...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington.
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July 03, 2018 - 8:11 am
By Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices and had plans to meet with a few more as his White House aggressively mobilizes to select a replacement for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Eager to...
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In this Feb. 15, 2018 file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, left, are shown during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington.
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July 02, 2018 - 9:56 am
By Hope Yen and Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. The White...
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