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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
September 28, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 20 million people watched the gripping testimony of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault in the 1980s, Christine Blasey Ford, on six television networks. The drama over Kavanaugh's nomination continued Friday with yet...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves his home on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 in Bethesda, Md. President Donald Trump's meeting with the deputy attorney general may or may not happen Thursday as originally planned, but Trump says he'd prefer not to fire Rosenstein regardless (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
September 28, 2018 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has agreed to speak privately with lawmakers following reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. A person familiar with the situation said Rosenstein agreed to the meeting during a call Thursday evening with the...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., listens during a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Friday, Aug. 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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September 28, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gained the support of a key Republican senator Friday, virtually ensuring his nomination will advance to the full Senate a day after he adamantly denied the high-school-years sexual assault of a woman who testified she was "100 percent" he was...
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AP
September 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
In a clash along a polarized nation's political and cultural fault lines, the Senate Judiciary Committee began its historic hearing Thursday in which Brett Kavanaugh hoped to salvage his Supreme Court nomination by fending off allegations by Christine Blasey Ford that he'd molested her when both...
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This screen shot from a campaign ad posted on YouTube posted by western New York Congressional candidate Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, features his Democratic opponent Nate McMurray speaking in Korean while captions from the Collins campaign accuse McMurray of working to send jobs to China and Korea. It is among several attack ads raising critiques of how race and ethnicity are being injected into some of this election cycle's races, also including the New York governor's race, where accusations of anti-Semitism were invoked. (YouTube via AP)
September 27, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several political campaigns in New York have come under criticism over campaign messaging deemed by some to have been designed to exploit voters' racial biases or xenophobia. In the latest skirmish, a Democratic congressman in California assailed a New York Republican colleague over...
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AP
September 27, 2018 - 3:15 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City-area members of Congress took to Twiiter Thursday to express their support for Christine Blasey Ford -- who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault -- and share their thoughts on Thursday's hearing. "Dr. Ford’s...
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September 27, 2018 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet next week -- not today -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said early Thursday afternoon. “The President spoke with Rod Rosenstein a few minutes ago and they plan to meet next week. They...
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AP
September 26, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- A fourth woman is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, NBC News reported Wednesday night. According to its report, citing unnamed sources and a letter it obtained, the Senate Judiciary Committee is inquiring about the woman's allegations:...
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Michael Avenatti
September 26, 2018 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer for a third woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct said he won't agree to a Senate Judiciary Committee request to interview her immediately. Michael Avenatti told The Associated Press that his client won't consider the committee's request it agrees to his...
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
September 26, 2018 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department's No. 2 official. Trump said Rosenstein denied making remarks first attributed...
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