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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is followed by members of the media as she walks to the Capitol before a vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 05, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests, a pair of wavering senators declared Friday they will back Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation, all but guaranteeing the deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the...
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In this image from video provided by Senate TV, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine., speaks on the Senate floor about her vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kananaugh, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 in the Capitol in Washington. Sen Shelly Capito, R-W.Va., sits rear left and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., sits right. (Senate TV via AP)
October 05, 2018 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime friends and Republican senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins displayed vastly different styles Friday, reaching opposite conclusions on the crucial question of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Murkowski, in her fourth term representing Alaska,...
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In this image from video provided by Senate TV, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine., speaks on the Senate floor about her vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kananaugh, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 in the Capitol in Washington. Sen Shelly Capito, R-W.Va., sits rear left and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., sits right. (Senate TV via AP)
October 05, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 3:58 p.m. The remaining undecided Democrat, Sen. Joe Manchin, says he will support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The West Virginia senator announced his decision moments after the remaining undecided...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington for the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. On Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, The Associated Press has found multiple untrue stories circulating on the internet regarding Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 05, 2018 - 2:49 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ NOT REAL: Records Show Dr. Ford Is Not A Licensed...
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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 05, 2018 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): Noon The nation's largest legal organization is reopening its evaluation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh based on his performance during a Senate hearing last week. The American Bar Association's...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Oct. 4, 2018, before the final push to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 05, 2018 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a spellbinding battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee threaten President Donald Trump's...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., waves as he arrives on Capitol Hill, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 05, 2018 - 9:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's "feeling good" ahead of a crucial Senate vote to advance the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. McConnell made the short comment...
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Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, departs after viewing the FBI report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 05, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has wrapped up its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but much of what it did remains a mystery, including its decisions about whom to interview. Investigation details have not been publicly disclosed. Republicans say the probe was thorough...
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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen at near sunset in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 05, 2018 - 2:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican senators remain undecided amid allegations of sexual misconduct and intense protests that have divided the nation. The 53-year-old judge...
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U.S. Supreme Court Police Department officers stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 04, 2018 - 10:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he "might have been too emotional" when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a final bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial vote to advance his confirmation. Three GOP senators...
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