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Brett Kavanaugh Is Back to Coaching His Daughter's Basketball Team

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh feared his life would be ruined by Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations. But publicly at least, it appears unperturbed.
Marie Solis
11.28.18
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After Assault Allegations, GOP Points to 65 Women Saying Kavanaugh Is a 'Good Person'

Following accusations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman when he was in high school, Senator Chuck Grassley released a letter including the names of 65 women defending his character.
Marie Solis
9.14.18
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Kamala Harris Stumps Brett Kavanaugh with Abortion Question

Senator Kamala Harris forced Brett Kavanaugh to admit he doesn't know of any laws that legislate men's bodies.
Marie Solis
9.6.18
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I Was Arrested for Protesting Brett Kavanaugh's Senate Confirmation Hearing

Heidi Sieck, the first member of the public allowed to enter the hearing room, says protesting Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination was worth getting arrested.
Heidi Sieck
9.5.18
roe v. wade

Kavanaugh Misuses 'Ginsburg Rule' to Avoid Giving His Stance on Abortion, Advocates Say

Reproductive rights advocates argue that Brett Kavanaugh misinterpreted Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's comments from her own 1993 confirmation hearings, during which she said judges shouldn't opine on specific Supreme Court cases.
Marie Solis
9.5.18
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Trump Fires AG for Upholding the Law, Senate Boycotts Hellish Confirmations

Less than a day after Trump fired the acting Attorney General for upholding the Constitution, the world watches to see if the Senate confirms Jeff Sessions—a man who was once determined to be too racist to be a judge—to fill the role.
Amanda Arnold
1.31.17