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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, center, responds to a reporter's question as she is accompanied by a Capitol Hill Police officer, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 8:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators nervously awaited the arrival of a new FBI report on sexual allegations that could make or break Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination Wednesday as aggressive protesters and an unusually strong security response added to a feeling of high anxiety inside the...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 8:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations against him (all times local): 7 p.m. A massive coalition of U.S. Christian churches attended by 40 million people wants Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his Supreme Court nomination. The National...
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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police past waiting reporters trying to ask about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Sen. Collins, whose vote on Kavanaugh is uncertain, was leaving the Senate Special Committee on Aging which she chairs. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 03, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The impassioned fight over whether to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has led to heightened security at the Capitol, with some senators using police escorts to shield them from protesters eager to confront them. Capitol police have arrested dozens of people in recent...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber following a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 03, 2018 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations against him (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declining Democrats' request for a briefing by FBI agents on the investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett...
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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police past waiting reporters trying to ask about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Sen. Collins, whose vote on Kavanaugh is uncertain, was leaving the Senate Special Committee on Aging which she chairs. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 03, 2018 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The impassioned fight over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has led to heightened security at the Capitol, with some senators using police escorts to shield them from protesters. Capitol police have arrested dozens of protesters in recent days and stepped up their...
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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, walks on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three wavering Republican senators lambasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for mocking a woman who has claimed Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s, underscoring the risks of assailing Kavanaugh's accusers as Senate support teeters for the Supreme Court...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations against him (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A third Republican senator wavering on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is criticizing President Donald Trump's mocking of a woman who accuses...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic, during The Atlantic Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — To some, Brett Kavanaugh is clearing his name. To others, he's veering into conspiracy theory. But in blaming "revenge on behalf of the Clintons" for the sexual misconduct allegations against him, the Supreme Court nominee is drawing new attention to his time on the Kenneth Starr...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic, during The Atlantic Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — To some, Brett Kavanaugh is clearing his name. To others, he's veering into conspiracy theory. But in blaming "revenge on behalf of the Clintons" for the sexual misconduct allegations against him, the Supreme Court nominee is drawing new attention to his time on the Kenneth Starr...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks about some Democrats in Congress at a rally Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Southaven, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
October 03, 2018 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations (all times local): 11 a.m. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trump after he mocked a woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault. Conway...
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