Planned Parenthood opened its new headquarters in Washington, D.C., in September. The Supreme Court declined to take up a key case, a big win for the organization.
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Brett Kavanaugh, seen here during his confirmation hearing early last month, has served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for 12 years. His tenure there offers some clues to how he'll handle the most controversial questions before the Supreme Court.
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Democrats, led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have been hopeful about making big gains in the midterm elections, but a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Republican enthusiasm surging.
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Dozens of protesters, including sexual assault survivor Mary Jane Maestras of Delta, Colo., demonstrate against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh scowls as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Thursday. Afterward, many observers felt he had revealed a partisan side never before seen from a Supreme Court nominee.
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Rachel Mitchell, head of the Special Victims Division of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, is on leave as she heads to Washington, D.C., to assist the Senate Judiciary Committee with a hearing scheduled for Thursday.
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6. Two women have stepped forward to accuse Kavanaugh of inappropriate sexual behavior when he was a teenager.
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee listen on the first day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing on Sept. 4. Kavanaugh will appear before the committee again this week.
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"We covered a wide range of issues, and it was very helpful, very productive and very important," Sen. Susan Collins said of her meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday.
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