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Democrats’ Final Attempt to Block Kavanaugh Confirmation

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats mounted a last, ferocious attempt Thursday to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump if he makes it to the high court. But their chances of blocking ...
Photo of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh at a federal appeals court

What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh Hearings

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): Kavanaugh Has Not Taken a Position 3:50 p.m. — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he has not ...

Kavanaugh’s Views of Presidential Power Drawing Questions

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's past writings that a president should not be distracted by lawsuits and investigations could become a flashpoint in what's already shaping up to be a contentious confirmation battle. With special counsel ...