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You can thank your auntie’s woke prayer circle for their hard work—or the world’s most potent calcium supplements—because Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital on Friday and apparently is already back at work.

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Black Americans and white Americans don’t experience race the same way. Given that, it should surprise no one that we don’t speak or think about it similarly. We have to find a way to bridge that divide.

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he moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court.

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This Weekend Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, but could he still be impeached by Democrats? In a new interview, Senator Cory Booker was asked about whether Democrats would try to impeach Kavanaugh if they win back the House majority. “The reality is, right now, Republicans control the House and the Senate, […]

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Despite several outbursts from protesters, Congress voted 50 to 48 to confirm embattled judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, ending weeks of contentiousness between those who believe sexual assault survivors and those who live and represent states that sought to continue slavery.

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In a single, horrific speech in front of the Senate this afternoon, Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who has fashioned herself as both a moderate and one of the few pro-choice Republicans left in the Senate, showed us who she’s always been, and announced she will vote for Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Associate Justice of…

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Maxine Waters has called out Brett Kavanaugh for his “alcohol abuse,” partisanship and for being a “puppet of Donald Trump.” As noted by the Leader-Telegram, Trump ordered the FBI on Friday to reopen Kavanaugh’s background investigation after several women accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct. READ MORE: Trump praises Kanye for ‘SNL’ rant as […]

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Sen. Jeff Flake, the spineless Arizona Republican who has mastered the “Look, I’m really conflicted about this decision” face yet votes almost 90 percent of the time with President Trump, was confronted Friday morning by two women claiming to be sexual assault survivors. The confrontation happened shortly after Flake…

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It’s clear now, if it wasn’t before, that the political theater disguised as a partisan investigation to get to the bottom of sexual assault allegations was a farce, and as such, four Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee walked out of the hearing Friday morning.

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  Christine Blasey Ford declared Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her as he and a friend shared “uproarious laughter” in a locked room at a 1980s high school gathering, recounting her allegations to the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation in a drama that threatens to derail Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Her account, […]

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  The Senate Judiciary Committee is reviewing allegations by a third woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, a panel spokesman said Wednesday, in yet another potential blow to his prospects for Senate confirmation. As in the allegations by his two previous accusers, the latest incidents are alleged to have occurred decades […]

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President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical "con job" on Tuesday.

The post GOP lines up Kavanaugh vote plan as showdown hearing nears appeared first on theGrio.

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1991 testimony from Anita Hill against Clarence Thomas riveted the nation, but failed to derail his nomination to the Supreme Court.

The post Anita Hill: Kavanaugh hearing isn’t a referendum on #MeToo appeared first on theGrio.

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John Legend is not here for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Not sure what the FBI found during their reported six background checks during the course of Brett Kavanaugh’s career, but it looks like Supreme Court nominee was a member of a frat that was notorious for disrespecting women, including hoisting a flag made of women’s undergarments.

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Brett Kavanaugh, who like Clarence Thomas has denied the allegation against him, is scheduled to appear before lawmakers on Monday.

The post For Kavanaugh, path forward could be like Clarence Thomas’ appeared first on theGrio.

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The lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who claims that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanuagh, says that her client is ready to testify as early as next week, but not Monday.

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There’s one thing I can say about the xenophobic, racist, sexist Trump train: It’s never late. Speaking for the first time since Christine Blasey Ford’s claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school, President Trump expressed his sympathy and regret and…

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Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn as Republican senators express concern over a woman's private-turned-public allegation.

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One day after Sen. Dianne Feinstein cryptically confirmed the existence of a secret letter containing “information from an individual concerning the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court,” we now have a little more insight into the allegations leveled against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick.

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  U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is not backing down in about his concerns as to whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is fit to serve on the nation’s highest court. Booker on Wednesday night released 28 new confidential documents regarding President Trump’s nominee for the high court, the Associated Press is reporting. The documents are […]

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  Sen. Cory Booker, in a volatile exchange during the Senate committee hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, released confidential presidential documents on Tuesday, violating a confidentiality rule and now could be in trouble with his Congressional colleagues. Booker said in the hearing that his attempts to question Kavanaugh on race were being thwarted […]

The post Cory Booker releases document linked to Kavanaugh and racial profiling; risks Senate expulsion appeared first on theGrio.

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On Tuesday, at the end of the first day of the Senate confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh’s possible appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, a man came over to him with his hand outstretched attempting to shake the nominee’s hand. Kavanaugh looked at the man and then turned and walked away.

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  WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court. The 81-year-old Kennedy said in a statement he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the court. A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote […]

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries.

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The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now.

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  The Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven’t cast ballots in a while. The justices rejected, by a 5-4 vote Monday, arguments that the practice violates a federal law intended to increase the ranks of registered voters. A handful of other states also use voters’ […]

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High court throws wrench in administration's unusual strategy to halt application renewals

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to […]

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