Lock her up? Now it’s Dianne Feinstein instead of Clinton

U.S. 10/10/18, 00:32

Chants of "Lock her up!" rang once again throughout an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night.But this time, the staple of Trump's 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton had a new target: California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.Trump, who was in the state boosting Republican candidates ahead of ...

Key senators undecided as Senate poised to vote on Kavanaugh

U.S. 10/05/18, 01:59

The Senate is taking a crucial vote Friday to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Key GOP senators remain undecided amid allegations of sexual misconduct and intense protests dividing the nation.Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks about the FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett ...

Kavanaugh had big edge over his accuser in TV audience size

Entertainment 10/03/18, 16:25

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attracted more interest from television viewers during last week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing than Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accuses him of sexual misconduct.The audience during the peak hour of Kavanaugh's testimony last week was 35 percent bigger than for Ford's on the three ...

Update: Deliberations start in W.Va. impeachment trial

U.S. 10/02/18, 11:15

The Latest on the impeachment trial of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker and jury selection for the federal trial of suspended Justice Allen Loughry (all times local):11 a.m.The West Virginia Senate has started pondering the fate of impeached Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker.Closing arguments were held Tuesday in ...

A look at what the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation will entail

U.S. 09/29/18, 12:01

President Donald Trump has ordered the FBI to reopen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. Just what the FBI will investigate remains a mystery.The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the White House to ask the FBI to conduct the supplemental investigation, which ...

A look at what the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation will entail

U.S. 09/28/18, 18:57

President Donald Trump has ordered the FBI to reopen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. But what exactly the FBI will investigate still remains a mystery.The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the White House to ask the FBI to conduct the supplemental ...

Update: Democratic Sen. Nelson opposing Kavanaugh bid

Florida 09/28/18, 09:32

The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):9:10 a.m.A Democratic senator who's facing a tough re-election race has come out against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.Bill Nelson of Florida tweets that he'll vote "no" if the nomination comes to the full Senate. ...

Memorable quotes and exchanges from Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

U.S. 09/28/18, 03:35

Memorable quotes and exchanges from the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh:CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD:— On how certain she is that she was assaulted by Kavanaugh:"One hundred percent."— On the strongest memory she has of her alleged attack:Ford: "Indelible in the hippocampus is ...

Kavanaugh aided by Graham’s fiery defense

U.S. 09/28/18, 03:30

Brett Kavanaugh looked in desperate need of a fighter on his behalf as he gave impassioned testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee denying allegations of sexual assault.He found it in Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who told the judge straight out Thursday, "You've got nothing to apologize for."Kavanaugh ...

What Happened: Top takeaways from Kavanaugh, Ford hearing

U.S. 09/28/18, 03:18

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh riveted Washington and the nation with hours of fiery, emotional testimony from the judge and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault when they were high schoolers. Kavanaugh denied the accusation.Here are ...

Supreme Court Justice Kagan won’t discuss Kavanaugh

California 09/28/18, 01:02

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan declined to talk Thursday about the confirmation process that could seat Brett Cavanaugh and tip the nation's highest court to a conservative majority."I think given the events of today that's the one question I'm not going to answer," Kagan told law students during an appearance ...

Celebrity reaction to the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford

Entertainment 09/27/18, 15:08

Celebrity reaction to the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee:"These men are wholly uninterested and unmoved by this woman's words...Dr. Ford has to talk about the worst trauma of her life in front of them. This is the reality of being survivor of sexual ...

Republicans favor new federal regulation on sports gambling

Sports 09/27/18, 12:54

House Republicans strongly favor new federal regulations on sports gambling after the Supreme Court allowed states to open sports books.At a hearing of a House Judiciary subcommittee, GOP members Thursday expressed concerns about advertisements and online gambling platforms targeting minors, as well as the potential for match-fixing."For Congress to do ...

Broadcasters, cable news clear schedules for Senate hearing

Entertainment 09/27/18, 01:18

The biggest broadcasters and cable news networks are clearing their daytime schedules Thursday for coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault when they were high school students in the 1980s. With the ...

GOP picks female prosecutor to question Kavanaugh, accuser

U.S. 09/26/18, 02:22

Senate Republicans are bringing in Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to handle questioning about allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, describing her as tough, experienced and, above all, objective.Mitchell, a Republican, was expected to question both Kavanaugh and his accuser at Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.Christine Blasey ...

Update: WH ‘open’ to testimony by 2nd Kavanaugh accuser

U.S. 09/25/18, 07:49

The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh(all times local):7:25 a.m.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says "we would be open" to Deborah Ramirez, a second woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, testify before the Senate Judiciary panel this week.Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley Estes ...

GOP says time running out for Kavanaugh accuser to talk

U.S. 09/20/18, 06:51

Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility. With Kavanaugh's Supreme ...

President Trump praises Kavanaugh, says everyone will be heard out

U.S. 09/19/18, 02:43

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in addressing accusations that revived memories of the president's own #MeToo moments. Time and again, Trump has defended powerful men ...

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