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Anita Hill, then a professor at the University of Oklahoma law school, testifies in 1991 that she was sexually harassed by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. AP hide caption

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Kavanaugh Allegations Recall 1991's Supreme Court Scandal, With Key Differences

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6, the third day of his confirmation hearing. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh walks to meet with senators on Capitol Hill last month. He faces days of questioning from senators beginning Tuesday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings To Focus On 6 Hot-Button Issues

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The June 9, 2016, meeting at Trump Tower is one of several known contacts between Trump campaign workers and people connected with the Russian government. The Edge Digital Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley confers with ranking member Dianne Feinstein at a committee hearing on April 19. The committee has approved legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

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President-elect Donald Trump has picked Sen. Jeff Sessions R-Ala. for the job of attorney general. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump's Pick For Attorney General Known For Hard-Line Immigration Stance

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"One of the most puzzling arguments that I've heard from [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell and some other Republicans is this notion that the American people should decide" the next Supreme Court justice," Obama told NPR's Nina Totenberg Thursday. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

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