Democratic Candidates Want to Expand the Supreme Court

Democrats are sick of watching Mitch McConnell stack the federal judiciary — including the Supreme Court — with right-wing judges.

So now many of them want to retaliate, and they are starting to talk about a radical response that would allow a future Democratic president and Senate to add two new liberal justices to the highest court in the land. read more

Chief Justice Roberts Opens New Perjury Investigation Into Kavanaugh

There are new reports that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is now being investigated for possible perjury charges.

Last week we reported:

Chief Justice John Roberts received more than a dozen judicial misconduct complaints in recent weeks against Brett M. Kavanaugh, who was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice Saturday, but did nothing about them.” read more

Dr. Christine Ford Still Can’t Live At Home Because Of Death Threats

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s primary sexual assault accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, is still receiving death threats. In fact she is receiving so many serious and alarming threats to her life that she has been unable to move back into her California home. read more

Cory Booker: New Congress Should Consider Impeaching Kavanaugh

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker told Yahoo News on Sunday that impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be considered if Democrats take control of at least one of the houses of Congress in next month’s midterm elections. Kavanaugh was confirmed on Saturday by a narrow vote following a contentious process that included multiple sexual assault allegations. read more

After Kavanaugh, Women’s Groups Focus on Midterms

Advocates for sexual assault survivors and women’s rights have been energized by the fight against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Now that the fight is over they are focusing their energy on the November midterm elections. read more

Here’s How the Dream of Impeaching Kavanaugh Might Come True

Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff

Many Democrats today are dreaming of the possibility of impeaching Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court. This is a highly unusual situation, especially since he has not yet been confirmed or taken his place on the high court. read more

Republicans Admit They Don’t Have the Votes to Confirm Kavanaugh

The clues were rumbling around Washington all day yesterday: Republicans don’t have the 50 votes they need to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

While Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota boldly announced she would vote “no” on Kavanaugh, several undecided Republicans failed to announce they would vote “yes” on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. read more

Kavanaugh’s Former Yale ‘Drinking Buddies’ Ask Senate to Vote ‘No”

The longer the delay in Brett Kavanaugh’s approval by the Senate, the more people who come out against him.

For example, several former “drinking buddies” of Kavanaugh at Yale University are now calling for the Senate to vote against his confirmation because of his lie. read more

Republicans Voting For Kavanaugh Will Look Bad When He Is Impeached

The just-completed FBI background check into Brett Kavanaugh seems to have made his situation even more complicated than it was before. Many people — including senators — are now worried that the Republican-guided FBI investigation was severely limited in scope. Because of this, it has not eliminated concerns about the judge’s fitness to serve on the Supreme Court. read more

Report Finds ‘No Corroboration’ of Kavanaugh Sexual Misconduct Charges

The Wall Street Journal has reported that officials in the White House have examined interview reports and received a briefing about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s latest probe into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. read more

Former Clerks and Classmates are Abandoning Kavanaugh

Law clerks usually love their bosses and have undying loyalty to them for their entire lives. But yesterday three former law clerks for Brett Kavanaugh wrote the Senate Judiciary Committee saying they are “deeply troubled” by the allegations of sexual assault against him. read more

Kavanaugh Accusers’ Lawyers Attack Sham FBI Investigation

Lawyers for two of the women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault yesterday expressed their displeasure with the way the FBI probe into Kavanaugh is being conducted. They said they believe the FBI is not conducting a thorough investigation. read more

Senate Transcript Accuses Kavanaugh of Rape in the Back of a Car

According to a 23-page transcript of an interview with Brett Kavanaugh conducted by a staffer with the Senate Judiciary Committee, the nominee allegedly raped a woman in the back of a car. This, along with several other sexual assault allegations, had not been reported in the media until yesterday. In all there were six sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh that are discussed in the interview transcript. read more

Poll Shows Most Voters Strongly Support FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh

A new poll shows that most voters in the United States are strongly in favor of a one-week delay in the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The Hill.TV American Barometer poll released yesterday indicates that most Americans want the FBI to have sufficient time to investigate allegations against Kavanaugh. These allegations include several sexual assault charges as well as possible perjury charges. read more

Flake Says Kavanaugh Nomination Is ‘Over’ If He Lied

This week’s FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh is happening only because of Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake and the two heroic women who pushed him into calling for it.

Flake warned everyone up front that he’s still planning to support Kavanaugh in the full Senate vote unless the FBI probe turns up something disqualifying. read more

Democrats Denounce Kavanaugh Probe As a ‘Farce’

Democrats are very upset about the scope of the FBI investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh, saying that White House constraints are making it a “farce.” At the same time they are demanding more information about what exactly is going on. read more

Maryland May Soon Begin Kavanaugh Criminal Investigation

Law enforcement officials in Maryland have issued a statement saying they are prepared to conduct a state-level criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. However, they said, a victim must  come forward and request such an investigation. read more