Judicial elections

FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo, Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, poses for photos in his campaign office in Los Angeles. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California Senate, rarely have much in common. But they’re united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Feinstein is playing a central role in the battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
September 19, 2018 - 12:22 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California state Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. The top Democrat on the Senate...
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President Donald Trump speaks during meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 18, 2018 - 10:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter sent Tuesday to the panel. The lawyers...
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September 18, 2018 - 12:09 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm elections is too risky. The advocates had sued state and county...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers has come forward to The Washington Post. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 17, 2018 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Justice Department says the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "does not involve any potential federal crime" for the FBI to investigate. The...
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September 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is ready for a judge to sentence former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to a court document filed Monday. The move would bring Flynn's involvement in the Russia investigation to a close nearly a year after he pleaded guilty and...
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In this image from video, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks on the flood of the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. McConnell says Republicans will review the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “by the book” with bipartisan interviews on the Judiciary Committee. (Senate Television via AP)
September 17, 2018 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 4:26 p.m. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says Republicans on the Judiciary Committee can't be trusted to conduct an impartial review of the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh's progress in winning confirmation to the Supreme Court on Thursday, decrying the "anger and the meanness on the other side — it's sick." Campaigning in Billings, Montana, Trump sought to elevate Kavanaugh's confirmation as...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh gestures over a small U.S. Constitution and his notes while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 06, 2018 - 2:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Democrats' final questioner of the night engaged in a cryptic exchange with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about whether he has talked with anyone at a law firm...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh gestures over a small U.S. Constitution and his notes while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 05, 2018 - 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Judge Brett Kavanaugh says victims of sexual harassment need better information about how to come forward. Kavanaugh said in response to pointed questions by Democratic Sen...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh gestures over a small U.S. Constitution and his notes while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, on the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 05, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is pushing back against a senator's suggestion that he's opposed to investigating or prosecuting a sitting president, despite having said...
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