Kavanaugh was confirmed Saturday in a historically tight vote, and has now been sworn in to replace retired justice Anthony Kennedy.

Paul McLeod • 11 days ago

Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin both said they will vote yes, all but guaranteeing Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Supreme Court this weekend.

Paul McLeod • 12 days ago

Murkowski, from Alaska, was considered one of four swing votes who could determine if Brett Kavanaugh ultimately makes it to the Supreme Court. A final vote is expected this weekend.

Brett Kavanaugh could be confirmed to the Supreme Court this weekend. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski were the only senators to break with their parties.

Paul McLeod • 13 days ago

Investigators did not interview Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, either.

The president mocked Christine Blasey Ford on Tuesday, while letters from the ex-boyfriends of two women who’ve accused Kavanaugh have been made public.

Paul McLeod • 14 days ago

An additional FBI investigation into accusations against the Supreme Court nominee is supposed to be completed Friday.

Paul McLeod • 16 days ago

Republicans agreed to a one-week investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexual assault.

Paul McLeod • 20 days ago

With Flake's support, the Senate Judiciary Committee is likely to move Kavanaugh's nomination forward Friday morning.

Lissandra Villa • 20 days ago

Senate Republicans met after a long hearing with Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault to see if they have the votes to confirm him.

Paul McLeod • 20 days ago

“[If] this is enough, God help anybody else who gets nominated.”

Paul McLeod • 20 days ago

Several Republican senators and President Donald Trump said Wednesday they believe the latest allegations against Kavanaugh are not true.

Paul McLeod • 21 days ago

Senators have been told to expect to stay in Washington through the weekend to fast-track Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.

Paul McLeod • 22 days ago

The nomination process is far from over, but McConnell promised that Brett Kavanaugh will be on the Supreme Court soon.

Paul McLeod • 27 days ago

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff that it's "not possible" for Ford to testify Monday, but wanted to set up a call to talk about possible "conditions" for Ford's testimony at a later date.

Zoe Tillman • 27 days ago

The letter’s release was much more complicated than a simple political ploy.

Paul McLeod • 29 days ago

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers said that while she "wants to cooperate" with the Senate Judiciary Committee, an FBI investigation "should be the first step" before a hearing currently scheduled for Monday.

Paul McLeod • 29 days ago

The announcement of the hearing comes just a day after Christine Blasey Ford came forward publicly with allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school.

Tarini Parti • One month ago

Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. The letter, which Sen. Dianne Feinstein had kept from committee members, was referred to the FBI on Thursday.

Paul McLeod • One month ago

The FBI added "the information" to the Supreme Court nominee's background file and sent it to the Senate Judiciary Committee. It is also expected to have been sent to the White House.

Lissandra Villa • One month ago