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Politics Sep 04Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing
Democrats tried to block the proceedings over documents withheld by the White House, while protesters interrupted the session in a persistent display of opposition.
Politics Aug 22Republicans — and some Democrats — reject impeachment talk
Republicans are rejecting talk of impeachment without evidence of Russian collusion. Democrats, meanwhile, are steering clear of the word, too, and are instead zeroing in on what they call a "cesspool" of corruption engulfing the White House.
Politics Aug 21Sen. Susan Collins, potential swing vote, to meet with Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a centrist who's seen as a potential swing vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, supports abortion rights and has vowed to oppose any nominee who has "demonstrated hostility" to Roe v. Wade.
Politics Aug 17Senate confirms more Trump judges
A Trump-nominated judge now holds one out every seven seats on the circuit courts. The Senate on Thursday confirmed two more, as Republicans have made a priority of confirming judges in their fight to hold the Senate majority ahead of…
Politics Aug 13Marco Rubio looks for his place in Trump’s Republican Party
After flaming out in the GOP presidential primary — and enduring rival Donald Trump's taunts along the way — Sen. Marco Rubio is entering his next act in politics.
Politics Aug 10Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to begin Sept. 4
Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to begin Sept. 4, Senate chairman says.
Politics Aug 09Senate committee release first wave of documents from Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh
Brett Kavanaugh's five years in the Bush White House, as White House counsel and staff secretary, are subject to a fierce dispute between Senate Republicans and Democrats about the scope of documents being made available.
Politics Aug 02National Archives needs until Oct. 31 to review of Brett Kavanaugh’s White House papers
The paper chase is emerging as the biggest battle over President Donald Trump's nominee as senators scrutinize the record of the 53-year-old conservative appellate judge whose confirmation could tip the court rightward for a generation to come.
Politics Jul 24Putin not welcome on Capitol Hill, GOP leaders say
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Putin will not be invited to address Congress because "that is something we reserve for allies."…
Politics Jul 19Amid criticism over Putin summit, Trump wants second meeting
President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the Helsinki summit.