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Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided "all relevant" ones to the White House counsel's office.

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Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh clears crucial Senate hurdle

The Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a big procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a spellbinding battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee threaten President Donald Trump's effort to tip the court rightward for decades.

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3rd Kavanaugh accuser has history of legal disputes

Julie Swetnick, one of the women who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has an extensive history of involvement in legal disputes, including a lawsuit in which an ex-employer accused her of falsifying her college and work history on her job application.

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Kavanaugh faces crucial vote, White House eyes GOP senators

By LISA MASCARO, ALAN FRAM and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced a crucial vote on Friday as a Senate panel decides whether to move his nomination on to the full Senate a day after he adamantly denied sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford, who insisted she’s “100 percent” certain he did. Meanwhile, ...

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Ford recounts ‘laughter’ in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack

Christine Blasey Ford declared on Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her as he and a friend shared "uproarious laughter" in a locked room at a high-school gathering in the 1980s, recounting her allegations to the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted country in a drama that threatens to derail Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

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