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In this Oct. 4, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. Trump was kicking off an 8-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates entering the midterm campaign's final weekend. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 04, 2018 - 9:33 pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Seeking to boost Republican turnout in key Minnesota battlegrounds, President Donald Trump attacked Democrats Thursday night, arguing that their "rage-fueled resistance" to his Supreme Court nominee will motivate GOP voters this fall. Speaking before a cheering crowd at a...
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In this Oct. 4, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. Trump was kicking off an 8-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates entering the midterm campaign's final weekend. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 04, 2018 - 8:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump accused Democrats of "rage-fueled resistance" in the battle over his Supreme Court nominee, seeking Thursday to use the blistering nomination process to motivate Republican voters in Minnesota. Speaking at a packed civic center in Rochester, Trump praised...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
October 04, 2018 - 8:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is acknowledging he "might have been too emotional" in Senate testimony but says he can be counted on to be an "even-keeled" judge. Kavanaugh said Thursday in an op-...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks about the FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 04, 2018 - 7:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pair of undeclared Republican senators accepted a confidential new FBI report into sex-abuse allegations against Brett Kavanaugh Thursday as "thorough," bolstering GOP hopes for confirmation as the Senate plunged toward showdown votes on President Donald Trump's embattled...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2018, file photo, Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., speaks at the Republican Party's Lincoln Dinner in Lexington, Ky. Republicans and Democrats in Congress have approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the country’s devastating opioid addiction. But the bill, which President Donald Trump said he will sign into law, has political implications. “We’ve been working on this a lot longer than this campaign season,” Barr said. “It’s an example of us getting results.” (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
October 04, 2018 - 5:39 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the devastating opioid addiction across the country. But the Support for Patients and Communities Act, which President Donald Trump said he would sign into law...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
October 04, 2018 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is quoted as saying that Brett Kavanaugh shouldn't be confirmed to the high court because of Kavanaugh's potential political bias. It's rare for a...
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Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, enters a secure underground room in the Capitol to see a new FBI background file on sexual allegations that have been made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 04, 2018 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-stakes partisan row broke out Thursday over a confidential FBI report about allegations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago, with Republicans claiming investigators found "no hint of misconduct" but Democrats accusing the White House of slapping...
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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, walks on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 04, 2018 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A key undecided Republican senator on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says the FBI appears to have conducted a "very thorough investigation" of the sexual misconduct claims against Kavanaugh...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives to review the FBI report on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 04, 2018 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Senate Republican said Thursday the confidential FBI report on charges that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago "found no hint of misconduct" by the Supreme Court nominee. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, made his remarks — and...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo, Pennsylvania resident Rose Mary Knick stands next to a private property sign on her farmland in Lackawanna County's Scott Township. Knick is at the center of a case the Supreme Court is hearing that stems from Knick's dispute with her town over an ordinance that says landowners who have cemeteries on their properties must make them open to the public during daylight hours. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
October 04, 2018 - 8:26 am
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Rose Mary Knick makes no bones about it. She doesn't buy that there are bodies buried on her eastern Pennsylvania farmland, and she doesn't want people strolling onto her property to visit what her town says is a small cemetery. Six years ago, however, Knick's town passed...
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