Senate Judiciary Committee

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., listens during the hearing for Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
September 28, 2018 - 9:49 am
By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gained the support of a key Republican senator Friday, virtually ensuring his nomination will advance to the full Senate a day after Kavanaugh adamantly denied sexually...
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Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, hold hands as they arrive for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
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September 28, 2018 - 7:23 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are plowing forward with a committee vote Friday on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme Court after an extraordinary and emotional day of testimony where he denied accusations of sexual assault as "...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn on return from New York City, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at the White House in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 27, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Glued to high-stakes testimony on his Supreme Court nominee, President Donald Trump and his allies were shaken by Christine Blasey Ford's emotional appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday, but heartened by Judge Brett Kavanaugh's forceful pushback against the woman who accused him of...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool
September 27, 2018 - 6:01 pm
LISTEN LIVE to testimony from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who followed testimony from sexual assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. PHOTO GALLERY ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times...
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Governor Phil Murphy hosts a press conference to discuss the budget on Monday, June 18, 2018.
Photo Credit: Edwin J. Torres Governor's Office.
David Madden
September 27, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy told reporters at an event in Union County Thursday that he believes Christine Blasey Ford. Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about a sexual assault in 1982 she insists came at the hands of Supreme Court nominee Brett...
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Hundreds of protesters rally against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 24, 2018. They protested for a #BelieveSurvivors Walkout against Kavanaugh, who has been accused by at least two women of sexual assault.
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Hadas Kuznits
September 27, 2018 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For Liz Spikol, a Philadelphia-based journalist and sexual assault survivor, the ongoing conversation around sexual assault feels incredibly personal to her. "Just to have the whole culture arguing, it feels like they're arguing about me," she admitted. In the era of...
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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, right, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, answers questions from reporters about allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 27, 2018 - 6:46 am
LISTEN LIVE to testimony from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee. ___ By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee braced for a history-...
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An undated photo of Deborah Ramirez, left, provided by Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence; and an undated photo of Julie Swetnick, right by released by her attorney Michael Avenatti via Twitter.
Associated Press
September 26, 2018 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of a showdown hearing, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the senators who will judge him confronted a third set of lurid allegations Wednesday accusing him of sexual misconduct as a young man. Kavanaugh heatedly denied them all, while Democrats complained about...
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The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
September 24, 2018 - 6:37 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the...
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Brett Kavanaugh
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
September 22, 2018 - 3:11 pm
By Phil Mattingly, Dana Bash, Manu Raju, Devan Cole, Sunlen Serfaty and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) - - Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, accepted the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident, her...
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