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As the debate over a Supreme Court nominee rages on, we'll go to West Virginia to hear how the issue is playing out for a Red State Democrat up for reelection.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court in a testy hearing today. The full Senate is slated to vote as early as next week on his confirmation.

Plus, more than 13,000 immigrants, mostly Chinese, may be at risk of being deported. These are people who were all granted asylum years ago...but the government is now scrutinizing their cases.

And, educators say sexual violence education in K-12 settings must address perpetrators.

Join Audie Cornish and Mary Louise Kelly, for All Things Considered.

Christine Blasey-Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a historic hearing on Capitol Hill.  What impact could their testimony have on public opinion, and how the Senate handles Kavanaugh's nomination?

Senators question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and one of his accusers, as new accusers emerge and both sides in the battle dig in.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Watch the proceeding live.

Facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, Judge Brett Kavanaugh proclaims his innocence.  What information will Senators have as they prepare to question him? And after Thursday's hearing on Capitol Hill, will the nominee be headed to the Supreme Court?

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Brett Kavanaugh is ready to respond to Christine Blasey Ford's accusations of sexual assault in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. How will the next chapter of the Kavanaugh nomination play out, and what more will we hear from his accuser?

As the controversy around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh roils Washington, Republican Senator Susan Collins faces intense pressure at home in Maine.

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Exactly one year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, a choir memorialized the tragedy with song. Plus, The Senate Judiciary Committee says the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault must decide by tomorrow if she'll testify next week.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a public hearing to question Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexual assault. What questions they'll be asking, on the next All Things Considered from NPR News.
 

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A public accusation about an alleged assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could delay his nomination to the Supreme Court.  Senate Democrats and Republicans have nquestions that they hope to have answered before the Judiciary Committee votes on Kavanaugh's confirmation.  Plus, Florence recovery continues.

The confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill have been contentious. Now Senators must decide Brett Kavanaugh's fate.  Did Democrats press hard enough on issues like abortion, gun violence and labor rights?  Or is Kavanaugh's path clear to a party-line confirmation to the Supreme Court?

Day Two of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings could be Democrats' last chance to challenge Brett Kavanaugh on everything from the power of the presidency to his views on gun control and abortion. Progressive activists are frustrated that Democrats have struggled so far to undermine Kavanaugh's nomination. Is the fight to block him from the Supreme Court a lost cause?

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to face a second round of questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. He’s expected to be questioned about his views on previous Supreme Court cases, as well as a range of policy issues. Kavanaugh is also likely to be questioned about his work on Ken Starr’s independent counsel investigation of former President Bill Clinton, and his time working in the White House under former President George W. Bush.

Live coverage resumes Thursday morning at 6:30 am PDT.

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President Trump's second Supreme Court nominee would pull the court to the right. Brett Kavanaugh could set up the most dominant majority on the court in eighty years. Democrats say they're ready for sparks to fly. Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin on Morning Edition from N-P-R News. 

If Brett Kavanaugh becomes the next Supreme Court justice, what could his views on executive privilege mean for the Mueller investigation?

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20 years ago, Brett Kavanaugh helped draft questions for President Bill Clinton about Monica Lewinsky. How the Starr investigation shaped the Supreme Court nominee on the Next All Things Considered.

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In her bid for re-election in the red state of North Dakota, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been willing to move to the middle. Heitkamp has sometimes directly embraced President Trump, and now she's bucking party leaders by meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh this week. Will the incumbent's big bet on bipartisanship pay off, or will party tribalism win out in November?

The Senate is getting ready to decide if Brett Kavanaugh will become a Supreme Court Justice... And abortion rights advocates want his confirmation blocked.

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President Trump has been outspoken about his thoughts on the Mueller investigation, often referring to is as a 'witch hunt'.  His nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, has expressed skepticism about the judiciary's power to investigate the President.  Kavanaugh's broad views could have important consequences for the special counsel's investigation.

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• An LGBT activist from Columbia who traveled to Moscow for the World Cup was detained for over 15 hours by Russian authorities after he and 5 others took pictures showing the LGBT rainbow pride flag in violation of the country’s propaganda laws. 

• Not every conservative group is happy about President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. 

 

• In California, reported hate crimes are up for the third year in a row following six years of a steady decline.  Hate crimes victimizing LGBT people were up by over 18%.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh has built a career doing conservative legal work in Washington. Now he's President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.  The confirmation fight ahead...

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