• Justice Department to honor lawyers who supported Kavanaugh nomination

    The Justice Department will present a prestigious award to the team of lawyers who did “work in support of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh” to the Supreme Court, according to an internal email sent to department staff Friday. The email, obtained by CNN, says Taylor Owings, Douglas Rathbun and Craig Minerva along with others across the […]

  • Chief justice of California Supreme Court quits GOP over Kavanaugh confirmation

    Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye has reportedly renounced her Republican Party registration and re-registered as a no-party-preference voter, citing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Cantil-Sakauye made the comments in a phone interview on Thursday to CALmatters, a nonprofit news organization, saying that she had been thinking about Kavanaugh’s September confirmation hearing. “I’ve been thinking about […]

  • The battle over accusations goes on as Kavanaugh nomination advances

    As Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, closed out his executive summary of allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, his staff called a former roommate of Deborah Ramirez, the Yale classmate who has accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her. Jen Klaus, the former roommate, told NBC News that committee staff […]

  • Senate narrowly advances Kavanaugh nomination to final vote

    The Senate on Friday advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, 51-49, taking a critical step to open debate before a planned final vote this weekend. As of Friday morning, four key senators still remained publicly undecided on whether to ultimately confirm the embattled nominee: Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Lisa […]

  • Mutual Friend of Ramirez and Kavanaugh Anxious to Come Forward with Evidence

    In the days leading up to a public allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to a college classmate, the judge and his team were communicating behind the scenes with friends to refute the claim, according to text messages obtained by NBC News. Kerry Berchem, who was at Yale with both Kavanaugh and […]

  • Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Advances to Full Senate

    Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination advanced to the full Senate on a party-line vote out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday, moments after Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake called for a one-week delay for the FBI to continue investigating sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. “I will vote to advance the bill to the floor with that […]

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