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Sen. Ben Sasse defends 'yes' vote on Kavanaugh on The View

Sen. Ben Sasse in his appearance on ABC's The View defended his "yes" vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

WATCH: Meet the Supreme Court justices

Meet all of the sitting Supreme Court justices ahead of the new term.

W.Va. Senate postpones acting on impeachment trial ruling

The West Virginia Senate has postponed acting on a court's ruling to block the impeachment trial of a state Supreme Court justice.

Indiana asks Supreme Court to uphold abortion law

Indiana has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a state law prohibiting women from seeking abortions based on a fetus' race, sex or disability.

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Trump on '60 Minutes:' 5 takeaways from Sunday's televised interview

From North Korea to Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination process to the 2016 election, Trump answered questions and, at times, verbally ...

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U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs companies over lead paint liability

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by three paint manufacturers challenging a California court ruling that held them liable for ...

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The U.S. needs a law that requires companies to disclose data breaches quickly

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation requires companies with customers in the E.U. to notify regulators of a breach within 72 hours or face a severe penalty. Fifty-four percent of surveyed cybersecurity experts support a similar law in the ...

Trump says he thinks he treated Christine Blasey Ford with respect

Trump tells "60 Minutes" if he hadn't made a speech in Mississippi in which he imitated Ford, his Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh, wouldn't have been confirmed

As Broncos lose by 3, Emmanuel Sanders calls league 'soft' after taunt derails TD drive

DENVER -- Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders saw one finger -- his index finger to be exact -- cost the Broncos a potential four points Sunday in a 23-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Sanders said his first-quarter taunting penalty "cost my team," but he added it was also a sign the ...

Sanders calls league 'soft' after taunting call

"I'm having fun. I didn't do anything crazy," Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders said after a taunting penalty affected a potential TD-scoring drive ...

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Brooklyn Witches Plan to Put a Hex on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

They've hexed President Donald Trump three times

What's next for #MeToo after Kavanaugh's confirmation

Activists and survivors say they intend to channel their anger over Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation as a Supreme Court justice into political and legislative action for the midterms and beyond.

Israel freezes deportation of U.S. student Lara Alqasem

Israel's Supreme Court froze the deportation of a U.S. student who was denied entry into the country due to her alleged connection to a Palestinian movement.

Alabama's Raekwon Davis apologizes for throwing punches during game

Alabama junior defensive lineman  Raekwon Davis apologized Saturday night after throwing a series of punches at a Missouri player during the fourth quarter of the Crimson Tide's 39-10 win. Davis struck Missouri offensive lineman  Kevin Pendleton three times with his ...

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Israel’s Supreme Court halts deportation of American student

Israel’s Supreme Court on Sunday agreed to hear the appeal of an American graduate student who is fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel

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Don’t trust Donald Trump, Republicans on health care: Readers sound off

From Trump's plan on health care to the aftermath of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, our readers sound off on recent ...

White House nominations to 9th Circuit set off firestorm

While President Donald Trump has had unprecedented success in reshaping the judiciary by placing two justices on the Supreme Court and a record ...

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Get real —  the Supreme Court has always been a political and partisan institution

Despite the anxiety over the Supreme Court's "legitimacy," the court is historically political. At the same time, it is not where history stops.        

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'He'll be re-elected': Trump and allies tout the sweet smell of 2020 success

The economy is roaring, the courts are turning right and trade wars are not producing defeats. As the president’s approval rating creeps up, is it all going right for Republicans?A strong economy with joblessness at its lowest rate for nearly half a century. A new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. Hopes of peace in the Korean peninsula. No major ...

The FCC makes its case for net neutrality repeal - CNET

The agency defended its repeal of the Obama-era rules, citing a 2005 Supreme Court ruling.

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Is 'First, Kill All the Lawyers' the Democrats' New Credo?

Their cries that the Supreme Court has been ‘corrupted’ evoke the rhetoric of totalitarians.

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In Senate battleground, Native American voting rights activists fight back against voter ID restrictions

Activists say they have hatched a plan to create addresses for those who need them in response to a new Supreme Court ruling.

N.L. judge agrees to unusual ban in case of woman missing for 2 years

A Supreme Court judge has granted an unusual publication ban in the case of Jennifer ...

The Kanye West wing and other political GIFs of the week

Did Brett Kavanaugh really become a member of the Supreme Court less than a week ago? (Yes.) Did Kanye West wear a MAGA hat in the Oval Office? ...

North Dakota voter ID law upheld by Supreme Court could affect Senate race

This Supreme Court ruling could affect Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's re-election campaign, as she won in 2012 with the help of Native American voters

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Majority of Americans disapprove of Brett Kavanaugh, want further investigation: Poll

A majority of Americans don't approve of new Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh and would support an additional investigation into his conduct.        

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This conservative supreme court could care less about human rights | Lawrence Douglas

We can expect this exceptionally conservative court to burden the rights of vulnerable minoritiesIt was 75 years ago in a slender book called Majority Rule and Minority Rights, that the great American historian Henry Steele Commager delivered a ...

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