Senate Judiciary Committee

Kavanaugh Hearing
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September 22, 2018 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The high-stakes confrontation over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser will testify on Capitol Hill stretched into Saturday as the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide whether to tell her story to lawmakers and a riveted nation. Vice...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., joined at rear by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, holds a letter of support from alumnae from the Holton-Arms School, the Maryland all-girls school that Christine Blasey Ford attended in the early 1980s.
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September 20, 2018 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school. The...
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President Donald Trump talks to media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.
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September 19, 2018 - 7:25 pm
By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a fellow high school student over 30 years ago, and Republicans warned the accuser the window was...
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In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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September 18, 2018 - 1:50 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 deal with the...
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Cherri Gregg
September 03, 2018 - 9:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will face the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning. Democrats are protesting the Trump administration's refusal to produce 100,000 records related to Kavanaugh's time working for former President...
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 In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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July 31, 2018 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their families and its struggle to reunite them, a fraught effort that's drawn election-year criticism from both parties. But...
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Recording artist 50 Cent introduces the Phoenix Suns starting lineup prior to the game against Portland Trail Blazers at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Dec 11, 2015
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June 27, 2018 - 11:21 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Actor/rapper 50 Cent was blasted on social media for mocking Terry Crews after the former "Everybody Hates Chris" star spoke out about sexual assault. Crews, who in October publicly accused a Hollywood executive of groping him at an industry event, appeared...
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Tony Romeo
June 14, 2018 - 7:51 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Senate has advanced a bill already passed by the House that would prohibit abortions based on a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome, but it is not clear when or if it will come up for a vote in the full Senate. Currently in the state, abortion is...
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