U.S. Supreme Court

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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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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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 02, 2018 - 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Democrats on Tuesday of opening "the flood gates of mud and muck" against Brett Kavanaugh as Republicans sought to portray efforts to derail the Supreme Court nominee over accusations of sexual assault in the 1980s as "the politics of...
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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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David Madden
October 02, 2018 - 10:37 am
HAMDEN, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — A new national poll suggests almost half of the country wants the U.S. Senate to reject Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The poll of more than 1,000 people, conducted by Quinnipiac University, shows a definitive shift in support for President Trump’...
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The White House
October 02, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants to by Friday in its investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The new guidance, described to The...
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Supporters of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gather inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
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September 29, 2018 - 6:51 pm
By Meg Kinnard, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As the Senate is divided on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, so too are women across the country. Female voices have echoed throughout the U.S. Senate this week demanding male senators justify their support for Brett Kavanaugh's U.S...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., listens during the hearing for Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
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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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