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Kavanaugh Sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice Immediately

Kavanaugh Sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice Immediately

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 102nd associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in a private ceremony Saturday night. The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh Saturday afternoon on a narrow 50-48 vote. “Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., will administer the constitutional oath and retired Justice Anthony M. […]

It’s Justice Kavanaugh Now!

It’s Justice Kavanaugh Now!

October 6, 2018:  After a hard fought, contentious, confirmation fraught with threats, protests, and nasty accusations, the Senate votes 50 to 48 for the nominee. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted present so Republican Sen. Steve Daines of Montana could walk his daughter down the aisle in Montana, his home state.  “Pairing” is a consideration extended […]

KAVANAUGH Has the Votes | Key Lawmakers Back Embattled Nominee, Ensuring Confirmation

KAVANAUGH Has the Votes | Key Lawmakers Back Embattled Nominee, Ensuring Confirmation

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced their support for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday afternoon, effectively assuring his confirmation. Taking the floor shortly after 3:00 pm, Collins expressed hope that the judicial confirmation […]

OPINION | Feinstein is the True Villain of the Kavanaugh Hearings

OPINION | Feinstein is the True Villain of the Kavanaugh Hearings

Michael Thielen | Executive Director, Republican National Lawyers Association The circus was a name frequently used for the just-completed Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. While Senate Republicans generally tried to be adults and turned over the most sensitive part of the hearing to a professional, one senator made a case for bringing the Senate to its […]

Kavanaugh Hearing: Job Interview, or Kangaroo Court?

Kavanaugh Hearing: Job Interview, or Kangaroo Court?

by Phil Erwin God, don’t you hate these Congressional hearings? First of all, much of the time, you can’t hear anything, because everybody’s interrupting everybody else! Completed sentences are pretty rare, outside of the reading of opening statements. And of course, it’s the interruptions that the Senators are mostly after. Because that’s how they turn […]

Senate Judiciary Committee to Hold Pubic Hearing for Kavanaugh and His Accuser Next Monday

Senate Judiciary Committee to Hold Pubic Hearing for Kavanaugh and His Accuser Next Monday

By Mike Brest | Contributor The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault back in the 1980s next Monday. Public hearing to hear from Kavanaugh and Ford will be Monday, @senorrinhatch tells reporters — Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) September 17, […]

We Cut Down All the Kavanaugh Hearing Interruptions Into Just Three Minutes and Five Seconds of Pure Annoying [VIDEO]

We Cut Down All the Kavanaugh Hearing Interruptions Into Just Three Minutes and Five Seconds of Pure Annoying [VIDEO]

By Mike Brest | Contributor WATCH:    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing began on Tuesday and will continue throughout the week. As expected, both Democrats and protesters continuously interrupted the hearing. The outcries from Democrats began on Tuesday just seconds after Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley began his introduction. They urged the […]

John Kyl Will Replace McCain in the Senate

John Kyl Will Replace McCain in the Senate

Amber Athey, Media and Breaking News Editor Jon Kyl, the former U.S. Senate minority whip, has been chosen to replace the late Sen. John McCain. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced on Tuesday that Kyl, 76, will return to Capitol Hill to serve in McCain’s empty Senate seat until at least the end of the year. “There is […]

Grassley and Cornyn unveil enforcement-heavy immigration bill

Grassley and Cornyn unveil enforcement-heavy immigration bill

GOP senators unveiled President Trump’s enforcement-heavy immigration bill Sunday, ponying up their ante as Congress begins a three-week sprint to try to find a solution to border security and illegal immigrant “Dreamers.”

Franken announces Senate resignation amid sexual misconduct claims

Franken announces Senate resignation amid sexual misconduct claims

Dec. 7 (UPI) — Mired in a growing sexual harassment scandal that saw members of his own party call for his removal, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he’s resigning from Congress. Franken announced his departure on the Senate floor Thursday morning. “Serving in the Senate has been a great honor of my life,” he […]

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