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Feinstein 'Absolutely' Supports Revisiting Kavanaugh Allegations, She Says in Debate

That independence, he said, has assisted the court in the past in making great and correct decisions, such as Brown v. Board of Education or West Virginia v. Circuit Court of Appeals. Women say the episode draws them toward Democrats over Republicans by a 16-point margin, while men are more evenly split.

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Recreational Marijuana Is Legal In Canada Today: Here Are The Rules

But then no one's actually going to be that compliant. "I am going to frame it and hang it on my wall". Ontario passed its cannabis legislation Wednesday, firmly establishing the right to smoke marijuana in public in the province hours after recreational use of drug became legal across Canada.

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Brett Kavanaugh: Key US senators back embattled Supreme Court choice

Some have had none. Trump watched the confirmation vote while flying on Air Force One to a political rally in Kansas, viewing the vote on large-screen television tuned to Fox News in a wood-paneled cabin. He again called Sen. Mass arrests took place yesterday as the police apprehended crowds of people protesting the confirmation of the controversial Judge Kavanaugh.

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Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S

Friday morning began with uncertainty over whether Senate Republicans had the support necessary to push the nomination across the finish line, but the day ended with confirmation all but assured after Republican Sen. "I found Christine Ford's testimony to be very heart-wrenching, painful and compelling". A liberal group which raises money for Democratic candidates, Priorities USA, immediately said it would not be giving any funds to his re-election campaign .

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Dairy farmers up in arms over trade deal

NAFTA would be replaced with the United States, Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. The agreement also contains a sunset clause to expire or renew after 16 years. "Once again, dairy farmers again paid the price to conclude an worldwide trade agreement", it reads. "The government has said repeatedly that it values a strong and vibrant dairy sector".

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Senate votes Friday in first step to possible Kavanaugh confirmation

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, one of the Democrats who voted against the motion and has vocally opposed Kavanaugh's nomination since accusations of sexual assault arose in July, lamented the vote's passing on CNN . He's widely known as a fair, smart, and independent judge, and he has the qualifications and experience necessary to ably serve on the Supreme Court.

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Senators Review Single Copy Of FBI’s Report On Brett Kavanaugh

McConnell has implied his party has the votes to confirm Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court, however, a potential showdown by Senate Democrats can not be ruled out just yet. "A vote against Kavanaugh is a "yes" vote for more of these despicable tactics being used time and time again in the future", said Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, on the Senate floor Tuesday.

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Key Republican senator backs Kavanaugh for U.S

Among those interviewed were Mark Judge, PJ Smyth, and Leland Keyser, the three other teens that Christine Blasey Ford said were at a house party where she alleged that a drunken Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in 1982 . Palin and the Murkowski family have had strained political relations since the early 2000s, according to reporting by Fox News. Roche also described Kavanaugh's drinking as "unusual" and said he drank heavily to the point of becoming "angry" and "belligerent".

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President Trump touts 'historic' USMCA

The official says the agreement preserves a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the US wanted to jettison. "The number one thing ... we want to make sure we do now is work with our farmers, with the stakeholders ... As a result, more American milk, butter, cheese and other dairy products will flow into Canada duty-free, with reciprocal treatment for Canadian dairy exports to the U.S.

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United States senator confronted in lift over support for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford , the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party 36 years ago, testifies during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , DC, September 27, 2018.

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How to Watch the Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing Live

Christine Blasey Ford are set to testify Thursday morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee , after days of negotiations with the committee to set a date and time . The 51-year-old teaches at Palo Alto University, south of San Francisco, in a consortium with Standford University - and is now widely known as the first of several women to come forward with sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top court.

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Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Brett Kavanaugh accusations

The Senate Judiciary Committee gave Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh a favorable recommendation Friday afternoon, a move that will advance his nomination to the full Senate for an up-or-down vote. and did NOT insist on the one-week delay. After committee chair Chuck Grassley's announcement that the committee will vote at 1:30 p.m. Friday, NBC notes that Booker and Harris "sat there in silence" when they were called to vote.

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Sen. Jeff Flake announces he will vote to confirm Kavanaugh nomination

A vote to confirm Kavanaugh is scheduled for early next week. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - and two Democrats in red states - Sens. "That's what you're telling me when you vote for him". Republicans hold a slim Senate 51-49 majority, making the votes of two other so-far undecided Republican moderates crucial: Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins.

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Brett Kavanaugh says family name 'destroyed' by sex assault claim

It was not clear, however, if the drama changed the views of any senators. A procedural test vote is expected on the Senate floor Saturday, and Republican leaders' goal is to hold a final Senate vote early next week. Watching a time-delayed recording of Ford's emotional testimony aboard Air Force One on Thursday, Trump remained rapt - and largely quiet. Cory Booker, "nothing short of heroic".

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Trump, GOP handle Kavanaugh case with predictably patriarchal idiocy

According to Christine Blasey Ford , the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of holding her down and trying to rape her when they were teenagers, Judge was present for the incident. The top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, Sen. Note: The Justice Department says the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "does not involve any potential federal crime" for the FBI to investigate .

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White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

This comes 27 years after Anita Hill testified at the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, alleging sexual harassment. The White House appeared eager to resolve the matter quickly. Feinstein, who has been backed by several fellow Senate Democrats, said Tuesday she was honoring Ford's request to keep the information confidential.

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Trump says he feels 'so badly' for Kavanaugh

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , seen here September 6 waiting to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, has denied a woman's allegation that he tried to rape her when the two were teenagers. Critics have already accused the GOP of fast-tracking the process to get Kavanaugh on the court by October 1, the first day of the fall term. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., who had received a copy of the letter detailing the alleged incident, said late ...

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Calls grow to delay Kavanaugh vote amid sex assault allegations

The allegation now threatens to inject a potentially heated "he said-she said" battle into the looming midterm congressional elections, with Republican control of the House of Representatives and the Senate at stake. "Despite the length of time since the alleged incident, Dr. Ford's allegations should be heard and she must have an opportunity to present her story before the committee under oath, with Judge Kavanaugh having the opportunity to respond under oath as well", Murkowski said ...

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North Carolina senator: Damage from Florence 'in the billions of dollars'

There are now 2,000 federal workers working on storm response, supporting state efforts, said Tom Fargione, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer. It will make federal money available to people in the counties of Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Craven, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico and Pender.

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Trump's Supreme Court pick ready to testify over sex assault allegation

Hasn't she already said all she thinks she needs to say? Ms Feinstein on Sunday called on the FBI to investigate Ms Ford's story "before the Senate moves forward on this nominee". Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley plans to speak with Mr Kavanaugh and Ms Ford before the committee's scheduled vote, according to a panel spokesman.

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Hurricane Florence death toll: How many people have been killed?

The storm surge has already put some communities underwater. Early Saturday, approximately 20 people were rescued near Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, in Jacksonville, North Carolina, by military officials and delivered to the Piney Green Volunteer Fire Department before being transferred to Onslow County shelters.

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Hundreds Arrested in Multiday Protests of Brett Kavanaugh

Democrats are demanding they be allowed to review the 100,000 documents about Mr Kavanaugh's record. "The point there is in the inferior court point", Kavanaugh wrote , responding to a draft op-ed that was circulated for edits between lawmakers and White House staff.

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Boston the latest upset as progressive wave sweeps Democratic party

Conceding on Tuesday, Mr Capuano said: "Clearly the district wanted a lot of change". But anyone who's been watching the Democratic Party's march to the hard left - in plain view yesterday during the outrageous Democratic performance at the first confirmation hearing for U.S.

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So, Trade Negotiations With Canada Are Going Great - Hit & Run

But it does officially start the countdown clock. "You know, this is our best trading partner in the world". Trump achieved a trade breakthrough this week with his U.S. "We know that a win-win-win agreement is within reach", Chrystia Freeland told reporters after a week of talks in Washington to rewrite the 25-year-old NAFTA.

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White House flag lowered again for McCain

This comes just one day after McCain chose to stop his brain cancer treatment . "My heart is broken", tweeted Cindy, 64, minutes after her family announced his death. Standing up for his values, he showed us the way a true leader should act. I know that they-along with the rest of his family-are all grieving tonight, as is our entire country.

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NFL 'Shocked and Saddened' by Shooting at 'Madden 19' Tournament

CBS News sources say this is David Katz , the man who shot up a video game tournament in Jacksonville , Florida, on August 26, 2018 . Jacksonville police have declared the attack a mass shooting and are urging everyone to stay away from the area for safety purposes.

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GOP fundraiser tied to land where Iowa murder suspect lived

A funeral was held Sunday for Tibbetts in her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa , where she was last seen alive on July 18. Stewart, who has made stepping up deportations of immigrants in the country illegally a major campaign theme, has also employed the firm, along with the campaigns of Sen.

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Medical examiner says Iowa student died from stab wounds

Dane Lang said he was shocked to learn to that Rivera's allegedly not in the country legally. "There were death threats, people threatening to burn down our buildings". Investigators allege that Rivera abducted Tibbetts while she was out for an evening run on July 18. President Trump said Friday night that Republicans will prevail in the midterm elections because Democrats "are not in a position to govern" with lax immigration policies that he said led to the death of Iowa teenager ...

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One Juror Kept Prosecutors From Proving Manafort Guilty On All 18 Counts

Prosecutors said that Manafort dodged the IRS by hiding income from foreign consulting work, according to NPR . Witnesses testified that Manafort had lied to obtain the Citizens Bank loan, classifying a property he rented out all year long as a primary residence in order to qualify for more money.

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Man charged in Tibbetts' death was working in Iowa legally, lawyer says

A auto authorities linked to Rivera was also seen in that area multiple times around the same time Tibbetts ran through, the affidavit states. The video comes one day after authorities identified Cristhian Rivera , an illegal immigrant, as the chief suspect in the murder of Mollie Tibbetts .