Brett Kavanaugh

February 07, 2019 - 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court stopped Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in a test of the conservative court's views on abortion rights. The justices said by a 5-4 vote late Thursday that they will not allow the state to put into effect a law that requires...
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October 06, 2018 - 12:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and demonstrators vented rage and resistance but the Senate rolled toward approving Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination Saturday as President Donald Trump and Republicans approached an election-season triumph in the most electrifying confirmation battle in years...
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October 06, 2018 - 6:25 am
( - Nearly 200 female Louisiana lawyers have signed a petition urging the state’s two US Senators to vote against the Supreme Court Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The document highlights the judge’s temperament during the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing as enough to disqualify him...
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October 05, 2018 - 10:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee threaten President Donald Trump's effort to tip...
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October 05, 2018 - 9:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she will vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination in Friday's procedural vote. Collins told reporters she is "voting yes on proceeding to the final confirmation vote" and will announce her decision on confirmation later...
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October 04, 2018 - 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he “might have been too emotional” when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial vote to advance his confirmation. The 53-year-old judge...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 04, 2018 - 12:15 pm
A woman fighting the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court confronted Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana this week. The two debated the merits of the sexual assault claim against the nominee. "Rapists are bad," the woman told the senator. He questioned her characterization of...
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October 04, 2018 - 9:17 am
(AP) — A top Senate Republican said Thursday the confidential FBI report on charges that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago "found no hint of misconduct" by the Supreme Court nominee. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, made his remarks — and urged his...
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