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September 26, 2018, 8:51 AM EDT
Kennedy told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesday that the entire confirmation process has been "marbled with politics," and he placed the blame squarely on a dysfunctional Congress:
September 26, 2018, 6:23 AM EDT
Ahead of the heralded "blue wave" coming in November, here's something to consider.  
September 26, 2018, 5:56 AM EDT
Grassley said another postponement would be unfair to both Ford and especially to Kavanaugh and his family.
September 25, 2018, 7:32 AM EDT
In a Sept. 24 letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) told her he is "committed to fair and respectful treatment of you" when she appears before the Judiciary Committee on Thursday. IF she appears.
September 25, 2018, 6:09 AM EDT
In a speech on the Senate floor Monday, Senate Majority Leader quoted his Democrat counterpart, Sen. Chuck Schumer: "I'm going to fight this nominate with everything I've got," Schumer said after President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
September 25, 2018, 5:32 AM EDT
"I'm a good person. I've led a good life. I've tried to do a lot of good for a lot of people. I am not perfect. I know that. None of us is perfect. I'm not perfect, but I've never, never done anything like this," Judge Brett Kavanaugh told Fox News's Martha MacCallum Monday night
September 24, 2018, 11:34 AM EDT
At mid-morning Monday, cable news outlets said Rosenstein was on his way to the White House and expected to be fired.
September 24, 2018, 10:19 AM EDT
The committee noted that "Dr. Ford is the only first-hand witness not to provide a statement to, or interview with, the Committee. The Committee expects to hear from Dr. Ford at a hearing on Thursday," the update said.
September 24, 2018, 7:16 AM EDT
Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) was asked on Sunday if Democrats should be concerned about the abuse allegations made against one of their own -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who is now running for Minnesota Attorney General.
September 24, 2018, 5:33 AM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he will give Dr. Christine Blasey Ford a fair hearing if she does appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but he indicated that her case is weak.
September 21, 2018, 11:26 AM EDT
President Donald Trump departs the White House September 20, 2018 to attend a campaign rally in Nevada. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
September 21, 2018, 7:57 AM EDT
Putting Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court will not end the investigation into Christine Braley Ford's accusations, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said on Thursday.
September 21, 2018, 6:07 AM EDT
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves his home September 19, 2018 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - Christine Blasey Ford, through her attorneys, is setting new conditions for her possible appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
September 20, 2018, 9:02 AM EDT
None of the three 2019 "minibus" appropriations bills either passed by Congress or making their way through Congress includes the $18 million for a border wall President Trump requested in his Fiscal 2019 budget plan.
September 20, 2018, 7:43 AM EDT
The apparently cordial relationship between Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Member Dianne Feinstein is showing signs of strain.
September 20, 2018, 7:03 AM EDT
"And in terms of the FISA, it's only 20 pages," Nunes told Fox News's Sean Hannity. "All you have to do is make a copy and send it out, put it on the Internet."
September 19, 2018, 9:28 AM EDT
Anita Hill and Christine Blasey Ford -- the only two women to bring sexual accusations against nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court -- have certain memory lapses in common.
September 19, 2018, 5:51 AM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told a news conference Tuesday that Judge Brett Kavanaugh's accuser "certainly does deserve a right to be heard," but at the same time, he called it "disturbing" that Democrats decided to withhold her accusation until the last minute.
September 18, 2018, 8:17 AM EDT
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Judiciary Committee, is among those calling for a full FBI investigation into the allegation made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.