Vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Delayed One Week

The confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was delayed by at least a week when President Trump ordered an investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving Kavanaugh. The attack is alleged to have happened some thirty-six years ago. The investigation will not be broad and will be concluded in a week the […]

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Hearing for Accusations Against Judge Kavanaugh Set for Monday

The Senate Judiciary Committee has announced a public hearing on Monday, September 24 on the allegations against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault by a woman who knew Kavanaugh when they were high school students in suburban Maryland in the 1980s. The woman, Christine Blasey Ford, is a […]

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President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the forthcoming vacancy on the High Court left by the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kennedy was nominated by then-President Ronald Reagan and has served for 31 years. Although nominated by a Republican, Kennedy became a reliably independent voice, providing swing votes on such landmark issues as marriage-equality, […]

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