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The Senate majority leader downplayed GOP divisions in a pre-election conversation with reporters Wednesday. [Read More]
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"I love the Senate, but I've never been so appalled at this intuition," said Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. [Read More]
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WASHINGTON — The Senate has voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Saturday afternoon's vote brings an end to months of bitter partisan feuding... [Read More]
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As of early Friday afternoon, Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin had not yet said publicly whether they would confirm Kavanaugh. [Read More]
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GOP Sen. Steve Daines will be at his daughter's wedding in Montana on Saturday - but is ready to jet back to Washington D.C. for... [Read More]
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The Friday morning vote was a critical step to open debate before a planned final vote this weekend. [Read More]
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All eyes are on four undecided senators: Republican Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, as well as Democratic Sen. Joe... [Read More]
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Democrats on Capitol Hill on Thursday challenged the legitimacy of the FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling it... [Read More]
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Senate Republicans on Thursday claimed that the investigation had vindicated the Supreme Court nominee, while Democrats blasted the speedy probe as "limited" and "incomplete." [Read More]
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Democrats and attorneys for women who have accused Kavanaugh of misconduct have been critical of the depth of the investigation, which lasted less than a... [Read More]
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If Friday's vote passes, there will be up to 30 hours of debate followed by a final confirmation vote on Kavanaugh. [Read More]
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If the motion passes, there will be up to 30 hours of debate, followed by a final confirmation vote, possibly Saturday. [Read More]
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The Senate will receive an FBI supplemental background investigation on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday night, and the Republican majority leader arranged a key... [Read More]
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All 100 senators will have secure access to the new information, but not their staffs. They can't speak publicly about what's in the file. [Read More]
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Protesters roam the halls, seeking out publicly undecided senators who are increasingly surrounded by police protection. [Read More]
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Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford conditionally accepted a GOP offer for her to give Senate testimony this week. [Read More]
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A deal was tentatively reached Saturday for Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, to give Senate testimony. [Read More]
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Lawyers for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her were given an extension to respond to a counter-offer. [Read More]
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Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford had originally been given until 5 p.m. ET Friday to respond to the GOP's counter-offer regarding ground rules for her... [Read More]
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Christine Blasey Ford's attorney presented the Judiciary Committee with terms of her potential testimony alleged sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh. [Read More]
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