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Politics Oct 05Collins: ‘I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh’
The Maine senator, considered a key swing vote, is expected to deliver a speech from the Senate floor at 3 p.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
Politics Oct 05More than 80 Maine writers, including Stephen King, to Sen. Collins: Vote ‘no’ on Kavanaugh
Richard Russo, Ann Beattie, Michael Chabon, Elizabeth Strout, among others, joined the letter.
Politics Oct 03Officials were ‘not fully prepared’ to handle family separations at border, new report says
A government watchdog report made public confirms what many media outlets, immigration lawyers and advocates have said for months after the Trump administration rolled out its "zero tolerance" policy earlier this spring: Officials were not prepared.
Politics Oct 03WATCH: Powell says Fed is focused on ‘controlling the controllable,’ not politics
The Federal Reserve chair's comments came as part of a conversation with PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff during The Atlantic Festival in Washington, D.C.
Nation Sep 27Ford testified. Kavanaugh testified. What did we learn?
For all the drama of the moment, it’s unclear what the impact of Thursday's testimony from Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh will be. The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to move forward with its vote on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court…
Politics Sep 27Prosecutor Mitchell, questioning Christine Blasey Ford for Republicans, acknowledges difficulty of 5-minute format
Mitchell, who is asking questions for Republicans on the committee, asked: "Would you believe me if I told you that there's no study that says that this setting in 5-minute increments is the best way" to question someone about a…
Nation Sep 27Grassley: Attorneys for other Kavanaugh accusers are ‘stonewalling’
Grassley said the committee has tried to request evidence from attorneys representing two other women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, and that attorneys have not cooperated.
Politics Sep 26See 4 months of Brett Kavanaugh’s calendar from 1982
Lawyers for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh submitted several pages from a 1982 calendar to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in a bid to disprove Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that he sexually assaulted her when the two were in…
Politics Sep 26WATCH LIVE: Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh
Trump is scheduled to speak at 5 p.m. EDT from the Lotte New York Palace hotel in New York. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Sep 255 important stories that deserve a second look
Why murder rates are rising in Latin America, why we don't know more about the mental health fallout of Huricane Maria in Puerto Rico and other stories we're reading this week.