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Politics Sep 05WATCH: Kavanaugh won’t comment on Trump’s tweets about Sessions
Kavanaugh said maintaining judicial independence "requires me to avoid commenting on current events."…
Politics Sep 05WATCH: Kavanaugh says he knew nothing about sexual misconduct allegations against judge who was friend, mentor
Kavanaugh also said in response to pointed questions by Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii that victims of sexual harassment need better information about how to come forward.
Politics Sep 05Twitter CEO says ‘shadow ban’ not impartial
Lawmakers are sparring over whether a now-reversed change to auto-suggestions on Twitter unfairly hurt Democrats or Republicans more.
Politics Sep 05Kavanaugh declines to answer questions about extent of president’s pardon power
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he has not taken a position on the constitutionality of investigating a sitting president. Yet his past writings cast doubt on the idea.
Politics Sep 05WATCH: A fast-talking auctioneer-turned-Congressman drowned out this far-right protester
A House hearing about social media censorship was briefly interrupted as a protester stood up and yelled at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. A Republican congressman drowned her out using his auctioneering skills.
Politics Sep 05It’s not fair that victims of abuse and harassment ‘have to do the work to report it,’ Twitter’s Dorsey says
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter "can't place the burden" on victims when it comes to reporting abuse on the service.
Politics Sep 05Justice Department to discuss concerns that social media companies may be ‘stifling’ ideas on their platforms
The statement comes as Facebook and Twitter executives appeared at congressional hearings Wednesday. Both companies pledged to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond.
World Sep 05Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20, wound 70
Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said a suicide bomber struck at the center and then a car bomb went off nearby.
Politics Sep 05Kavanaugh denies misleading senators in 2006 testimony
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying that he misled senators in testimony when he was nominated to be an appellate judge in 2006. He says the testimony was "100 percent accurate."…
Politics Sep 05WATCH: Roe v. Wade has ‘been reaffirmed many times,’ Kavanaugh says
Kavanaugh has previously said that he considers Roe v. Wade to be “settled law,” though his dissent in a previous abortion ruling has raised questions about his stance on the issue.