U.S. Supreme Court

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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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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Brett Kavanaugh
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September 27, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- On Thursday morning, much of the nation tuned in for the testimonies of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, one of the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. But some people have decided that simply watching the hearing and waiting for US...
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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.
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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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A crowd gathers at Dilworth Plaza by the city hall for a walkout in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, in Philadelphia on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.
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September 25, 2018 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — No matter what ultimately happens to Brett Kavanaugh and the women who accuse the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct, the Senate hearing on the allegations will offer a historic test of the #MeToo movement, which began only a year ago. Since it coalesced around...
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