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Politics Sep 17Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to talk to Congress, lawyer says
The woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her is willing to tell her story in public to a Senate panel considering his nomination to the Supreme Court, her lawyer said Monday.
Politics Sep 14Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh rejects sexual misconduct allegation
The New Yorker reported the alleged incident took place at a party when Kavanaugh was attending Georgetown Preparatory School. The woman making the allegation attended a nearby school.
Politics Sep 13WATCH: Senate Judiciary Committee meets, delays vote on Kavanaugh confirmation
The Senate Judiciary Committee is meeting today at 10 a.m. ET. Watch it live here.
Nation Sep 05WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings
Pressured by Democrats with Donald Trump on their minds, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh rejected repeated efforts at Wednesday's Senate confirmation hearing to reveal his views about a president pardoning himself or being forced to testify in a criminal case.
Politics Sep 05WATCH: The first quality of a good judge is independence, Kavanaugh says
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said in his first day of questioning from senators that being a good judge also requires paying attention to the words of the Constitution and the words of laws, "not doing what I want to…
Politics Sep 04WATCH LIVE: Day 2 of Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings
PBS NewsHour will livestream confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh on September 4-7. Hearings will begin each morning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
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…