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Flake, Murkowski Join Democrats in Calling for FBI Probe of Allegations Against Kavanaugh
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Flake, Murkowski Join Democrats in Calling for FBI Probe of Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Flake, Murkowski joined Democrats in calling for a one-week delay in final voting on Kavanaugh Read More

After Ford Testifies She Was Sexually Assaulted, Kavanaugh Responds With Anger, Tears
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After Ford Testifies She Was Sexually Assaulted, Kavanaugh Responds With Anger, Tears

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination hung in the balance Thursday night as Republicans calculated whether they had the votes to confirm him following a highly anticipated showdown filled with hours of raw, emotional testimony. Read More

The optics of the Ford/Kavanaugh hearing were as divided as America
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The optics of the Ford/Kavanaugh hearing were as divided as America

Christine Blasey Ford was shaking as she sat down to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday in the most high- profile and high-stakes Supreme Court confirmation hearing since Anita Hill faced off with Clarence Thomas in 1991. Read More

Subpoena Orders DOJ to Hand Over Memos Drafted by Ex-FBI Official McCabe
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Subpoena Orders DOJ to Hand Over Memos Drafted by Ex-FBI Official McCabe

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte issued a subpoena Thursday ordering the Department of Justice to hand over memos drafted by former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe that detail his meetings with top DOJ officials. Read More

Evan Jenkins to Resign House Seat on Sunday, Head to West Virginia Supreme Court
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Evan Jenkins to Resign House Seat on Sunday, Head to West Virginia Supreme Court

Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., said Thursday he would resign from his House seat on Sunday. Read More

Supporters of Kavanaugh Accuser Submit Affidavits Bolstering Her Account
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Supporters of Kavanaugh Accuser Submit Affidavits Bolstering Her Account

Christine Blasey Ford told her husband in 2012 that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her and told another friend about it a year later, according to affidavits submitted Wednesday to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Read More

Collins Says Kavanaugh is Unlikely to Favor Overturning Roe v. Wade
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Collins Says Kavanaugh is Unlikely to Favor Overturning Roe v. Wade

Sen. Susan Collins, a key swing vote in the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, said Tuesday she doesn’t think President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion because he said he ... Read More

New Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct
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New Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct

Brett M. Kavanaugh’s embattled nomination for the Supreme Court faced further disarray Sunday night after an explosive new account emerged of alleged sexual misconduct when he was in college, putting the White House on the defensive and the judge’... Read More

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Will Speak to Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday Under Tentative Agreement
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Kavanaugh’s Accuser Will Speak to Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday Under Tentative Agreement

Christine Blasey Ford, the California woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school, is willing to “provide her firsthand knowledge” to the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, her attorneys said Saturday, and the committee ... Read More

Kavanaugh Drama Risks Driving Moderates, Women Away From GOP
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Kavanaugh Drama Risks Driving Moderates, Women Away From GOP

September 21, 2018 By Steven T. Dennis and Erik Wasson WASHINGTON — The sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is forcing its way into the midterm campaign, undercutting one of the GOP’s strongest issues for its base... Read More

Is Senate Committee Equipped to Grasp Allegations Against Kavanaugh?
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Is Senate Committee Equipped to Grasp Allegations Against Kavanaugh?
2018-09-22 02:18:51
by Mary Sanchez

For all their well-learned politesse, the Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have scarcely been able to conceal their determination to get Christine Blasey Ford out of their hair. Read More

Kavanaugh Accuser’s Offer to Testify Puts Key Republicans in a Bind
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Kavanaugh Accuser’s Offer to Testify Puts Key Republicans in a Bind

After days of silence about whether she would appear, California professor Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday that she is willing to testify next week about her allegations of a decades-old sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee ... Read More

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