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WATCH LIVE: Senators speak on Kavanaugh ahead of crucial SCOTUS nominee confirmation vote

Published time: 6 Oct, 2018 14:25 Edited time: 6 Oct, 2018 14:47 Senators are using the last few hours before the final vote that could make Brett Kavanaugh a Supreme Court justice to speak about his past decisions as a judge and allegations of sexual assault that rocked his nomination. The final vote is expected to go in favor of ...

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Senator Flake’s office surrounded by protesters after Kavanaugh vote

After voting in favor of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) saw his office surrounded by protesters as opposition to President Trump’s SCOTUS pick is making the last ditch effort to swing the vote. Flake had been undecided on Kavanaugh, but gave the judge his blessing during Friday’s tight cloture vote, helping Kavanaugh’s nomination win a 51-49 ...

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Crucial Senate vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination (WATCH LIVE)

The Senate is set to vote on ending the debate over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process. A yes vote brings Kavanaugh one step closer to confirmation, and the months-long political soap opera to an end. The cloture vote essentially wraps up debate and creates a 30-hour window in which to hold a final confirmation vote with opposing Senators ...

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Sporadic clashes & unrest mar Catalonia’s independence vote anniversary rallies (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Massive demonstrations have flooded Barcelona and other cities on the anniversary of Catalonia’s attempt to push for independence. Several rallies ended up in clashes with police as some protesters burned Spanish flags. Tens of thousands of people demonstrated throughout the Spanish northeastern region of Catalonia to mark one year since its attempt to push for independence from Spain. Some 180,000 ...

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Catalans block roads & railway station on the anniversary of independence vote (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Hundreds of people have staged a sit-in at a train station and paralyzed traffic in some areas of Catalonia as they marked the anniversary of the region’s attempt to push for its independence from Spain. The protests, organized by pro-independence groups known under the name of The Committees for the Defense of the Republic (CDR), hit major the AP-7 highway ...

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Activists corner Sen. Flake, protest in Senate building ahead of Kavanaugh vote

As the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats walked out of the hearing and hordes of protesters made one last gasp at disrupting the bitter confirmation process. Before the committee voted to move the confirmation to the Senate floor, protesters – including a tearful woman who claimed to be a survivor of sexual assault ...

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Kavanaugh vote goes to Senate – Only question is when

The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted along party lines in favor of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, with 11 yeas and 10 nays. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) asked for a delay of the floor vote, though. Democrats fought tooth and nail to delay the vote in committee and stop the floor vote, demanding a FBI investigation ...

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Kavanaugh confirmation vote scheduled for Friday

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court for Friday, a day after it is supposed to hear from both Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct. On Thursday, the committee is supposed to hear from both the judge and Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor who ...

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Kavanaugh nomination vote set for Monday, unless accuser testifies on sex abuse claims

The Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, unless a deal is reached soon with his accuser Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexual assault, to testify before the panel. “I’m providing a notice of a vote to occur Monday in the event that Dr. Ford’s attorneys don’t respond or Dr. ...

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