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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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Secret Service Agent Suffers Fatal Stroke on the Job

Secret Service Agent Suffers Fatal Stroke on the Job

A 19-year veteran of the Secret Service has died after suffering a stroke during President Trump's visit to the UK. The 42-year-old agent, identified as Nole E. Remagen, was on... Read more ...

Meet Marina Gross, the interpreter who was the only other American in the...

Meet Marina Gross, the interpreter who was the only other American in the room for Trump and Putin's 1-on-1 meeting in Helsinki

In the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Democratic members of Congress are calling for the interpreter who sat in on... Read more ...

'Why should this president have any credibility?': Sarah Huckabee Sanders...

'Why should this president have any credibility?': Sarah Huckabee Sanders goes back-and-forth with reporter 16 times over what Trump meant when he said 'No'

The White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and reporters sparred during the White House press briefing on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump said... Read more ...

Trump's staunchest media allies are facing their biggest test yet - and some...

Trump's staunchest media allies are facing their biggest test yet - and some of them are finally abandoning him

President Donald Trump's supporters in the media faced a test on Monday when they were forced to respond to the president's press conference with Russian President Vladimir... Read more ...

Trump once again contradicts his intelligence chief and says Russia is not...

Trump once again contradicts his intelligence chief and says Russia is not targeting the US

President Donald Trump said "no" when asked Wednesday whether the US is still a target of Russian-led cyberattacks and meddling into US elections. His response directly... Read more ...

Former White House stenographer says Trump avoids being recorded because the...

Former White House stenographer says Trump avoids being recorded because the truth is his 'adversary'

A former White House stenographer says President Donald Trump resists the presence of official White House stenographers in meetings because the truth is his "adversary." Beck... Read more ...

Spiked Editorial Cartoons That Led To Rob Rogers' Firing Get A Public Exhibit

Spiked Editorial Cartoons That Led To Rob Rogers' Firing Get A Public Exhibit

The works critical of Donald Trump that cost him his Pittsburgh newspaper job are featured at the Corcoran in Washington. Read more ...

Feds Release New Allegations Against Russian Maria Butina In Bid To Keep Her...

Feds Release New Allegations Against Russian Maria Butina In Bid To Keep Her Jailed

The NRA-linked gun rights activist is set to appear in federal court Wednesday on charges that she'd sought to influence U.S. politics on the Kremlin's behalf. Read more ...

'It would be unprecedented': Republicans balk at possibility of interviewing...

'It would be unprecedented': Republicans balk at possibility of interviewing interpreter who was in room with Trump and Putin

Democrats want to bring in for a hearing Marina Gross, the woman who interpreted President Trump's private conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republicans worry... Read more ...

FED: Manufacturers in every corner of America are worried about Trump's tariffs

FED: Manufacturers in every corner of America are worried about Trump's tariffs

Manufacturers in all the Federal Reserve's 12 districts are concerned about tariffs. The Fed's Beige Book, with anecdotes from businesses across the country, showed companies... Read more ...