With all senators now decided, Kavanaugh confirmation looks likely

Last Updated Oct 5, 2018 4:31 PM EDT The suspense over whether Brett Kavanaugh will be the next Supreme Court associate justice is likely to end this weekend, after Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia became the final formerly undecided senators to announce their votes.  Sen. Susan Collins, the Maine Republican everyone […]

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Lisa Murkowski Declares Brett Kavanaugh ‘Not The Right Man’ For Supreme Court

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) says she will oppose Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. “I believe Brett Kavanaugh is a good man,” Murkowski told reporters on Friday after voting against bringing his nomination to a final vote. “In my view, he’s not the right man for the court at this time.” Murkowski, a key GOP […]

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All eyes fall to Murkowski, a crucial Republican swing vote for Kavanaugh in Senate

The gaze of a nation fell onto Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski as the Senate prepares to begin its final debate on judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Murkowski on Friday morning was the only Republican to vote against a procedural move advancing Kavanaugh’s nomination, setting up a showdown that may have to be broken by Vice President Mike […]

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‘He mostly can do no wrong’: Bradlee on Trump’s devoted base in a Pennsylvania county

A Pennsylvania county has become the example of how Trump took the nation by storm with a conservative rhetoric that reached the forgotten corners of America in the 2016 cycle. Interested in Donald Trump? Ben Bradlee Jr., a former Boston Globe reporter who led the Pulitzer-Prize winning team featured in the movie “Spotlight,” sat down with ABC’s Political Director Rick […]

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US rejects International Court of Justice ruling on Iran, continuing its isolationist charge

The U.S. rejected an International Court of Justice ruling this week mandating that U.S. sanctions allow exemptions for exports of humanitarian and civil aviation supplies to Iran, saying those protections are already in place. Top American officials chastised what they called Tehran’s “abuse” of the ICJ, with National Security Advisor John Bolton announcing the U.S. would abandon the “optional protocol” […]

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Donald Trump Called the Women Who Confronted Sen. Jeff Flake in an Elevator "Paid Professionals"

Early this morning, President Trump accused the women who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator before the Brett Kavanaugh vote “paid professionals.” “The very rude elevator screamers are paid professionals only looking to make Senators look bad. Don’t fall for it! Also, look at all of the professionally made identical signs. Paid for by Soros and others. These are […]

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Republican Sen. Steve Daines will be at daughter’s wedding Saturday, same day Senate may vote on Kavanaugh

Sen. Steve Daines talks to reporters on Capitol Hill on July 27, 2017. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) Republican Senator Steve Daines said he plans to attend his daughter’s wedding in Montana on Saturday, the same day the Senate may vote to confirm nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. In a statement to The Associated Press, Daines said he will […]

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Republican Flake plans to vote 'yes' for Kavanaugh confirmation: MSNBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, who forced an FBI probe of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, said on Friday he would vote in favor of the judge’s confirmation unless something big changes, MSNBC reported. Flake voted earlier on Friday to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination to a final vote in the Senate. That vote could […]

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Lady Gaga Praises Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's Bravery for Speaking Out Against Brett Kavanaugh

Before the U.S. Senate votes on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination today, Lady Gaga spoke with Stephen Colbert about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s bravery and how upsetting it was to see Donald Trump mock Ford for accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault. On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Colbert asked Gaga how she deals with the current political climate. Lady […]

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Praises Daring Women Upon the Final Brett Kavanaugh Vote

Today women across the country are bravely and courageously making their voices heard in speaking out against Brett Kavanaugh. Survivors are telling their truths and reliving the most painful moments of their lives. They are demanding to be heard. The energy that began with the Women’s march has only grown. It didn’t matter if their sign said, black lives matter, […]

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