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Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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Brett Kavanaugh: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Brett Michael Kavanaugh is an American lawyer and jurist who is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President Donald Trump to succeed Anthony Kennedy and took the oath of office on October 6, 2018. He previously served as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and as a staff lawyer for various offices of the federal government.

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U.S. Supreme Court endorses gay, transgender worker protections [Video]

U.S. Supreme Court endorses gay, transgender worker protections

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a watershed victory for LGBT rights, ruling that a landmark federal law forbidding workplace discrimination protects gay and transgender employees. This..

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Supreme Court justices worry about 'chaos' in electors dispute [Video]

Supreme Court justices worry about 'chaos' in electors dispute

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday indicated skepticism toward whether "electors" in the Electoral College system may disregard laws directing them to back the candidate who prevails in their..

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Tara Reade's Allegations Become A Talking Point In Senate Races [Video]

Tara Reade's Allegations Become A Talking Point In Senate Races

Senate Democratic candidates are sticking by Joe Biden amid Tara Reade's sex assault allegations. The GOP is even dragging up Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation from 2018 to make their point...

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Biden's accuser says he should drop out of White House race [Video]

Biden's accuser says he should drop out of White House race

Tara Reade, the woman who alleges Joe Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993, said in a video interview on Thursday that he should withdraw from the White House race. Gloria Tso reports.

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Trump taps Kavanaugh ally for seat on influential appeals court

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday announced plans to nominate a vocal ally of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to an influential federal appeals court in Washington.
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Senator Schumer says Trump court appointees 'won't know what hit' them

Top U.S. Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer assailed President Donald Trump's two Supreme Court appointees on Wednesday, suggesting that Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch "won't know what hit" them if they..
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U.S. Justice Kavanaugh upbeat in first major public speech

A gathering of conservative lawyers gave U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a rapturous reception on Thursday for an upbeat speech in his first major public appearance since sexual misconduct..
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U.S. impeachment hearing TV audience less than for Kavanaugh or Comey: Nielsen data

The first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday attracted an estimated 13.8 million viewers across 10 broadcast and cable television networks,..
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U.S. Supreme Court divided on Mexican cross-border shooting dispute

Supreme Court justices appeared divided on whether to let foreigners bring civil rights lawsuits in U.S. courts as they considered a bid by a slain Mexican teenager's family to revive a lawsuit against..
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Christine Blasey Ford makes rare public appearance

Brett Kavanaugh's accuser spoke about "inspiring" other people after testifying to Congress last year.
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Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the..
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White House candidate Harris urges new investigation of Kavanaugh, FBI

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative..
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Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh

The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some..
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Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report

U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report that alleged sexual misconduct, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for..
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Brett Kavanaugh: Trump defends judge amid new misconduct claims

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.
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U.S. agency says Trump, Bush can review Kavanaugh records request

The U.S. agency responsible for preserving government records said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and former President George W. Bush can review a request by House Democrats for the records..
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House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records

Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White..
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Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives

President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right..
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Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit

The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal..
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