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Trump Drops Civil Tone, Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Credibility

Trump Drops Civil Tone, Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Credibility

By Alan Fram, Lisa Mascaro and Catherine Lucey | Sep 21
Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so terrible she would have reported it.

For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be like Clarence Thomas'

For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be like Clarence Thomas'

By Jessica Gresko | Sep 21
When Clarence Thomas arrived at the Supreme Court in 1991 after a bruising confirmation hearing in which his former employee Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, fellow justice Byron White said something that stuck with him.

'He's Been There': Trump Stumps for Vulnerable Sen. Heller

'He's Been There': Trump Stumps for Vulnerable Sen. Heller

By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin | Sep 21
His own political fortunes intrinsically linked to his party holding control of Congress, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered full-throated support for the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator.

Telling Men to 'Step Up,' Sen. Hirono Strides into Spotlight

Telling Men to 'Step Up,' Sen. Hirono Strides into Spotlight

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 21
Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, one of only four women on the 21-member Senate Judiciary Committee, asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh the same questions on sexual harassment she has asked dozens of other nominees.

Suburban Women Wrestle with Kavanaugh Allegation

Suburban Women Wrestle with Kavanaugh Allegation

By Juana Summers, Nicholas Riccardi and Julie Pace | Sep 21
The response of women to the Kavanaugh fallout could be critical in the fight for Congress this fall. Republicans and Democrats are scrambling to win over the key voting bloc of suburban women ahead of the midterms.

Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Final Phase

Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Final Phase

By Steve Peoples and Steve Karnowski | Sep 21
Much of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts.

Lawyer: Kavanaugh Accuser May Testify with Right Conditions

Lawyer: Kavanaugh Accuser May Testify with Right Conditions

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20
Christine Blasey Ford would testify next week to the Senate about her accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her when both were high school students if agreement can be reached.

Curtis Ingraham Thinks His Sister Laura is 'A Monster'

Curtis Ingraham Thinks His Sister Laura is 'A Monster'

Sep 20
Curtis Ingraham has just a few hundred Twitter followers, barely a fraction of those belonging to his famous younger sister Laura, the Fox News personality and Trump supporter. But he uses his Twitter feed to express his progressive diametrically opposed

GOP Warns Time Running Out for Kavanaugh's Accuser to Talk

GOP Warns Time Running Out for Kavanaugh's Accuser to Talk

By Alan Fram And Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20
Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers.

Trying to Hold State Trump Won, Mccaskill Feels Pull to Left

Trying to Hold State Trump Won, Mccaskill Feels Pull to Left

By Sara Burnett | Sep 20
The college students and neighbors gathered at a St. Louis coffee shop seemed like one of the friendlier crowds Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill might face campaigning in heavily Republican Missouri.

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