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Kavanaugh would feel right at home among all-Ivy justices

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WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John Roberts will soon lose his majority on the Supreme Court. With Judge Brett Kavanaugh nominated to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, Harvard Law's 5-3 advantage over Yale could become a 4-4 tie.
The justices' all-Ivy background - Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a law degree from Columbia - is just one way Kavanaugh should feel right at home if confirmed to the Supreme Court.
Presidents of both major parties have been choosing nominees of similar professional and educational experience for decades because the stakes have risen so high in filling Supreme Court...
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Brett Kavanaugh Had Massive Credit Card Debt. The White House Blames Baseball

Brett Kavanaugh Had Massive Credit Card Debt. The White House Blames Baseball

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The Supreme Court nominee is reportedly a big Washington Nationals fan.
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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 9 The Washington Post on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to replace retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh piled up credit card debt by purchasing Nationals tickets, White House says

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Kavanaugh reported between $60,000 to $200,000 in credit card and personal loan debt in 2016.
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh found himself in debt after buying Nationals tickets

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Unless you happen to know a guy who knows a guy, most fans have at one point or another considered going to see their favorite
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How Trump's Supreme Court nominee ruled on hot-button issues

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has written almost 300 opinions on a range of issues over his 12 years serving on the federal appellate court.
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Liberal Law Professor Attacked for Defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

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A politically liberal law professor who taught Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in college received harsh backlash for writing an opinion editorial in the New York Times that defended the jurist.
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GOP Aide In Kavanaugh Confirmation Resigns As Sexual Harassment Claim Surfaces

GOP Aide In Kavanaugh Confirmation Resigns As Sexual Harassment Claim Surfaces

Garrett Ventry's exit marks another moment of turmoil in Kavanaugh's confirmation. Read more ...

Grassley Grants Extension on Kavanaugh Testimony

Grassley Grants Extension on Kavanaugh Testimony

A high-stakes standoff between Republicans and the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of a three-decade-old sexual attack stretched into the weekend after the Senate Judiciary... Read more ...

The Russia Investigations: Rod Rosenstein On The Razor's Edge

The Russia Investigations: Rod Rosenstein On The Razor's Edge

The deputy attorney general is in a tight spot over the early phase of his tenure after a bombshell report by The New York Times. And the president has postponed the next shot... Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing...

Rod Rosenstein reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from power, and wearing a wire to record his conversations with... Read more ...

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into 'online...

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into 'online platform bias' at Google and Facebook

The proposed executive order would ask federal law enforcement to "thoroughly investigate whether any online platform has acted in violation of the antitrust laws," to "protect... Read more ...

BANK OF AMERICA: Here's how to protect yourself from getting blindsided by...

BANK OF AMERICA: Here's how to protect yourself from getting blindsided by the outcome of Trump's trade war that many aren't prepared for

The US and China this week escalated their trade dispute that has sent investors fleeing from risky emerging-market assets. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway says people shouldn't 'conflate the MeToo movement' with...

Kellyanne Conway says people shouldn't 'conflate the MeToo movement' with the sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on CNN Friday to discuss the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Psychology professor... Read more ...

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers want more time to decide whether she'll...

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers want more time to decide whether she'll speak publicly on sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys have asked for more time to decide whether Ford will speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her claim that Brett Kavanaugh sexually... Read more ...

Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

LONDON - Thursday's Salzburg summit was billed as a chance for Theresa May to gather warm words of support about her Brexit plans from European counterparts. It ended in abject... Read more ...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government Vehicles

But Administrator Brock Long won't lose his job - for now. Read more ...