Supreme Court

September 29, 2018 - 9:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats’ demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a sudden turn that left Senate approval newly...
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September 23, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, and the Senate Judiciary Committee have reached agreement for a public hearing, as talks continued to resolve additional details ahead of the high-stakes showdown. Ford committed to an “open”...
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September 23, 2018 - 10:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Details must be worked out on a tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her decades ago. Talks were continuing...
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September 22, 2018 - 3:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has accepted a Senate committee’s request to tell her side next week but Christine Blasey Ford wants to resume negotiations over the exact terms of her appearance, her lawyers said Saturday...
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September 22, 2018 - 11:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. But as Kavanaugh’s nomination hung in the balance, Trump...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 19, 2018 - 3:46 pm
There are TWO big issues sweeping the country. First you have the Kavanaugh, Blasey Ford conflict. Then there’s the Bert and Ernie issue. Please allow me to address the latter first. THEY’RE PUPPETS PEOPLE. AMALGAMS OF TERRY CLOTH AND COTTON. THEY’RE INANIMATE. THEY CAN NEITHER THINK NOR BREATHE...
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September 08, 2018 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats don’t have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But that didn’t stop them from putting up a rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation hearings that marked a new stage in the party’s resistance to President Donald...
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September 08, 2018 - 9:10 am
( - After four days of hearings, Louisiana Senator John Kennedy says he’s ready to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the newest member of the US Supreme Court. Kennedy, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, says that vote will occur later this month. “There’s no question in my mind...
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September 02, 2018 - 12:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Keep the government running and confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice. Those are the big-ticket items that Republican leaders in Congress hope to accomplish as lawmakers look to wrap up their work and head home to campaign for the November elections. Democrats...
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