Brett Kavanaugh

Sara Gideon offers early hint at her campaign strategy in bid to oust Susan Collins

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House Speaker Sara Gideon has joined the nationally targeted race to unseat U.S. Sen. Susan Collins with an early campaign message that looks to contrast relative bipartisanship of the Maine Legislature compared to a largely gridlocked Congress.

Trump compares himself to Kavanaugh in latest allegation of sexual assault

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump compared himself to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday morning, following a fresh allegation that Trump sexually assaulted a woman in the mid-1990s.

Trump vehemently denied the accusation and said it was akin to the claims of sexual assault that roiled Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the high court in 2018.

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors

Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individuals

The supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury.

The justices ruled 7-2 that the removal of black prospective jurors had deprived Curtis Flowers of a fair trial.

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‘Never forget’: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says we must remember how Brett Kavanaugh lied his way onto the court

You probably don’t remember Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse for anything he’s ever done as a senator, but you might remember him as the guy who was quite literally obsessed with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s high school yearbook. The key to taking down Kavanaugh, after Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony failed to convince, was somewhere in that yearbook, or in his calendars. It had to be there.

Unpacking a late behind-the-scenes deal that made a new Maine budget possible

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Maine got a two-year budget that came in at a spending level of just under $8 billion on Friday and key to that bipartisan deal was a low-key compromise on one of the most contentious issues of the 2019 session.

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