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Two months ago, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court created by the retirement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. [Read More]
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President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. The Senate, tasked with the confirmation process, is split at 51 Republicans and 49 Democrats. Republicans will need a minimum of 50 votes, because Vice President Mike Pence can cast a tie-breaker. But each party is looking to lock down all of their members as quickly as possible. When President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals judge, to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, it immediately created a horse race for Republicans to... [Read More]
Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh reflects the opposite of retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy's philosophy.        ... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (Undated) -- Will the sexual assault allegation against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh turn this election year into a nightmare for Republicans? We can't tell yet, but it's clear GOP strategists are being careful to avoid repeating what was regarded by many women as demeaning treatment given to Anita Hill in... [Read More]
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First, Democrats are proving again that their force multiplier is a win-or-die zealotry. They were on a mission to kill anybody President Trump chose to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. [Read More]
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Right now, the only question in my mind is whether Brett Kavanaugh will withdraw his name from consideration for Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat on the Supreme Court, or whether Donald Trump will do ... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday night. Born in Washington, D.C., Kavanaugh has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit since 2006. [Read More]
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On the July day Donald Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his pick to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat on the Supreme Court, the budding nominee stood in the White House with his wife at his side reminiscing about his mom, a teacher-turned-judge,... [Read More]
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The conservative movement is becoming a no-standards zone. Brett Kavanaugh is not the only conservative jurist in America with a Supreme Court-ready resume. Indeed, Kavanaugh was not even on the initial shortlist of potential Trump SCOTUS picks, added only later and ultimately selected against the advice of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for somewhat mysterious reasons. But whether Kavanaugh was picked to tempt Justice Anthony Kennedy into retirement with the assurance that his replacement would be a former clerk or due to some private signal of idiosyncratic interest to President Donald Trump is, at this point, immaterial. The... [Read More]
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For the last 20 months, as the Trump administration has been beset by scandal after scandal, conservatives have held on to a simple mantra: judges. In June of this year, shortly after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt said:The president and the GOP-controlled Senate have already put one-eighth of the federal appeals bench in their seats. Each of ... [Read More]
In an explosive interview with the Washington Post, California professor Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape while the two were in high school. She told the Post Kavanaugh and his friend pushed her into a bedroom during a party, and that Kavanaugh then forcibly pinned her down on a bed and tried to pull off her clothes. She says she tried to scream, but that Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth to silence her. She told the Post, "I thought he might inadvertently kill me." Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is... [Read More]
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They could be running out of time to get their chance to replace retired justice Anthony Kennedy... [Read More]
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