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In this Oct. 4, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. Trump was kicking off an 8-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates entering the midterm campaign's final weekend. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 04, 2018 - 9:12 pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Seeking to boost Republican turnout in key Minnesota battlegrounds, President Donald Trump attacked Democrats Thursday night, arguing that their "rage-fueled resistance" to his Supreme Court nominee will motivate GOP voters this fall. Speaking before a cheering crowd at a...
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U.S. Supreme Court Police Department officers stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 04, 2018 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he "might have been too emotional" when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a final bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial vote to advance his confirmation. Three GOP senators...
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President Donald Trump makes his second visit to Minnesota, with a rally on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Rochester, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)
October 04, 2018 - 5:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump campaigning in Minnesota (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald is calling former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken a "wacky guy" who folded "like a wet rag." Trump is telling a crowd of thousands at a rally in the state that Democratic Sen...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2018, file photo, Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., speaks at the Republican Party's Lincoln Dinner in Lexington, Ky. Republicans and Democrats in Congress have approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the country’s devastating opioid addiction. But the bill, which President Donald Trump said he will sign into law, has political implications. “We’ve been working on this a lot longer than this campaign season,” Barr said. “It’s an example of us getting results.” (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
October 04, 2018 - 2:39 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the devastating opioid addiction across the country. But the Support for Patients and Communities Act, which President Donald Trump said he would sign into law...
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Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, departs after viewing the FBI report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 04, 2018 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has wrapped up its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but much of what it did remains a mystery, including its decisions about whom to interview. Investigation details have not been publicly disclosed. Republicans say the probe was thorough...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2017 file photo, Indian lawyer and social activist Prashant Bhushan speaks to the journalists about the petition filed by two Rohingya Muslim refugees against their deportation to Myanmar, outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India. India's top court has allowed the federal government to send seven Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar in the first deportation of members of the Myanmar minority group since it last year ordered their identification. The Supreme Court on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 rejected a plea by Bhushan, a defense attorney, to let them live in India as they feared reprisal in Myanmar. They were arrested in 2012 for entering India illegally and have been held in a prison. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)
October 04, 2018 - 7:23 am
GAUHATI, India (AP) — India on Thursday deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who entered the country illegally. The deportation was carried out after the Supreme Court rejected a last-...
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The entrance to the Office of Senate Security is seen on Capitol Hill, Wednesday night, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI's new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But it's unclear if the public will see it. Background checks are a routine part of any nominee's vetting...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, walks out of his office on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 8:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide which party wins an election-season battle royale that has consumed the nation. A...
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The entrance to the Office of Senate Security is seen on Capitol Hill, Wednesday night, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI's new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once it is sent to Congress. But it's unclear if the public will see it. Background checks are a routine part...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations against him (all times local): 9 p.m. All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI's new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee...
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