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October 8, 2018, 5:34 AM EDT
As she promised in a remarkable speech on Friday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Saturday voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, following what she called a "thorough" FBI investigation.
October 5, 2018, 8:51 AM EDT
In September, the number of unemployed persons decreased by 270,000 to 5,964,000, a level not seen since 2000.
October 5, 2018, 6:29 AM EDT
The attorneys for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford are refusing to cooperate with repeated requests from the Senate Judiciary Committee to turn over documents Ford referenced in her recent testimony.
October 4, 2018, 10:40 AM EDT
There's "no hint of misconduct" in the FBI's seventh background investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Thursday.
October 4, 2018, 8:16 AM EDT
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said on Thursday he wouldn't "prejudge" the supplemental FBI report until he sees it, but -- he's worried about what he's hearing.
October 4, 2018, 5:55 AM EDT
According to Grassley, "Ranking Member Feinstein & I have agreed to alternating EQUAL access" for senators to study what "non-partisan FBI agents" found.
October 4, 2018, 5:08 AM EDT
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) talks with ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) during the third day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
October 3, 2018, 10:50 AM EDT
"There is no chance in the world they're going to scare us out of doing our duty," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said of the organized protesters who are following and heckling and harassing senators, including himself.
October 3, 2018, 7:22 AM EDT
"But, um, when you get hit, you hit back harder," Eric Holder said.
October 3, 2018, 6:25 AM EDT
"So let me tell you what ... will certainly happen," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told a news conference on Tuesday.
October 3, 2018, 5:48 AM EDT
Chants of "We want Kavanaugh!" rang out in Southaven, Mississippi last night, as President Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee against what he called obstructionist, destruction-bent Democrats.
October 2, 2018, 8:03 AM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he would not give up on Judge Brett Kavanaugh, even if the Senate falls one vote short in confirming him later this week.
October 2, 2018, 6:15 AM EDT
"This entire thing makes me want to heave," Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) told Fox News Monday night, after hearing part of an NBC News interview with Judge Brett Kavanaugh's third accuser, Julie Swetnick.
October 2, 2018, 5:30 AM EDT
“If you listen carefully, you can practically hear the sounds of the Democrats moving the goalposts," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a floor speech Monday.
October 1, 2018, 11:26 AM EDT
Saying he wants to deter future abuses of the confirmation process, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is vowing to find out who betrayed Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's trust by leaking her allegations to the media -- and that's not all.
October 1, 2018, 10:42 AM EDT
The Trump White House isn't saying. The Washington Post on Monday reported that it's "not clear" if Ford will be interviewed, but her lawyer Debra Katz said it hasn’t happened yet.
October 1, 2018, 8:17 AM EDT
At a business meeting last Friday, the House intelligence committee voted to release transcripts of 53 interviews conducted as part of the Trump-Russia investigation, after they are reviewed by the intelligence community.
October 1, 2018, 6:28 AM EDT
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) indicated on Sunday she is not confident that the reopened FBI investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh will be thorough enough.
October 1, 2018, 5:32 AM EDT
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) sits on the intelligence committee. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
September 28, 2018, 9:26 AM EDT
In her opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford described what "terrified" her most about the alleged attack 36 years ago that has "haunted me episodically as an adult."