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The Latest: ABA urges Senate to slow down on Kavanaugh votes

Sep. 28, 2018 1:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, a moderate Democrat, said he is voting "no" on Brett Kavenaugh's bid for the Supreme Court. Jones said: "The Kavanaugh nomination process has been flawed from the...

Fiery Kavanaugh denies quiet accuser in Senate showdown

Sep. 28, 2018 12:50 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a day like few others in Senate history, California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford quietly recounted her "100 percent" certainty Thursday that President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court had sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers — and then Brett...

Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

Sep. 27, 2018 6:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Christine Blasey Ford's testimony over, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee sidelined the woman they brought in to question Ford about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers. Republican senators, largely...

Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusation

Sep. 24, 2018 2:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying. The senators already had heard talk of the mysterious letter from a woman. They knew something about a startling allegation about the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 22, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash.; David Perdue, R-Ga. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Reps. Trey...

The Latest: Senate committee agrees to give Ford more time

Sep. 22, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Senate Judiciary Committee is giving Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms for her to testify about allegations that...

The Latest: Feinstein rejects follow-up calls on Kavanaugh

Sep. 16, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and an allegation of sexual misconduct against him (all times local): 10:50 p.m. President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is in turmoil after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct...

Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

Sep. 16, 2018 10:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first time. Democrats immediately called for a delay in a key committee vote set for...

Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

Sep. 15, 2018 12:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators remained silent on whether they would vote for him. In a statement released by the...

Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

Sep. 14, 2018 8:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators remained silent on whether they would vote for him. In a statement released by...