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Sen. Susan Collins is a YES on Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2:45pm 10/5/2018 at 2:45pm
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Montana Sen. Steve Daines Will Return to Vote YES on Kavanaugh if Needed

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:34pm 10/5/2018 at 12:34pm
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Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) has a predicament this weekend. He has to walk his daughter down the aisle on Saturday, but that’s when the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should happen.

He announced on Twitter he will comes back to vote yes if needed.

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Murkowski: Kavanaugh ‘is a Good Man,’ But ‘He’s Not the Right Man for the Court at This Time’

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:29pm 10/5/2018 at 12:29pm
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AL) voted no to invoke cloture this morning to limit the debate on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. She released this statement:

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Sen. Jeff Flake a YES on Kavanaugh…For Now

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:14pm 10/5/2018 at 12:14pm
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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) told reporters he will vote YES on Kavanaugh…if nothing else comes up.

Flake did this to Republicans and Kavanaugh once before. He said he would vote yes in...

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Senate Invokes Cloture, Sets Up Final Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote for Saturday

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:21am 10/5/2018 at 11:21am
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The Senate voted 51-49 to invoke cloture, which limits the debate on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to 30 hours. This sets up a final confirmation vote on Saturday afternoon.

Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski voted no while West Virginia Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin voted yes. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and...

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Kavanaugh Open Thread: Senate Votes 51-49 to Invoke Cloture

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 9:00am 10/5/2018 at 9:00am
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The Senate has voted to invoke cloture, 51-49, which will limit the debate on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to 30 hours.

This sets up a confirmation vote for Saturday afternoon.

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DOJ Indicts Seven Russians For Hacking Those Who Exposed Russian Doping Conspiracy

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Posted by    Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 6:00pm 10/4/2018 at 6:00pm
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The Department of Justice has indicted seven Russians who participated in a cyberattack against those who exposed a Russian doping conspiracy that led to the country’s banishment from the 2016 and 2018 Olympics.

A grand jury located in the Western District of Pennsylvania indicted the men on charges of “computer hacking, wire...

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Chaos in Minnesota Town Caused by….Drunk Birds

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Posted by    Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 1:30pm 10/4/2018 at 1:30pm
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No, this is not The Onion or Babylon Bee. Drunk birds have caused major chaos in Gilbert, Minnesota. From The Washington Post:

“The Gilbert Police Dep...

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Collins, Flake Satisfied With ‘Thorough’ FBI Report on Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:33pm 10/4/2018 at 12:33pm

Sens. Jeff Flake and Susan Collins, two potential no votes on Kavanaugh, have approved of the FBI report on Kavanaugh. However, they did not say if they would vote for Kavanaugh From The Washington Post:

Sen. Susan Collins (Maine), one of three Republicans who had not indicated how they plan to vote,...

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Feinstein on FBI Report: ‘It looks to be a product of an incomplete investigation that was limited, perhaps by the White House’

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Posted by    Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/4/2018 at 12:00pm
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Of course the Democrats have slammed the FBI report on Kavanaugh and have even placed the blame on the White House.

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Grassley on Kavanaugh FBI Report: ‘There’s nothing in it that we didn’t already know…no hint of misconduct’

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Posted by    Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 10:48am 10/4/2018 at 10:48am
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has released a statement this morning after he reviewed the FBI report on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Kavanaugh Open Thread: FBI reportedly could not confirm sexual misconduct accusations against Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:00am 10/4/2018 at 9:00am

The FBI handed over its report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

A source familiar with the report said that “it shows no evidence corroborating the allegations of sexual assault or misconduct against the nominee.” The FBI also interviewed nine people and received a sworn statement...

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McConnell Files to End Kavanaugh Debate, Confirmation Vote Possible Saturday

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:07pm 10/3/2018 at 10:07pm

Late Friday night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture to end the debate on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Pompeo: ‘United States is Terminating 1955 Treaty of Amity With Iran’

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/3/2018 at 3:00pm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that America will terminate the 1955 treaty of amity with Iran after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) used the treaty to force the US to ease some sanctions against Iran.

This treaty “regulates and promotes economic and diplomatic ties between the two countries.” You can...

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Kavanaugh Open Thread: Hillary Lashes Out At Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 9:00am 10/3/2018 at 9:00am
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Yes, FAILED Democrat president candidate Hillary Clinton. A man showing anger over uncorroborated accusations of sexual misconduct “deserves a lot of laughter.”

Her comment was mainly against Kavanaugh’s claim that the allegations are “revenge on behalf of the Clintons.

But there’s no doubt in my mind that the Democrats are playing games because...

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Could Democrat Sen. Heitkamp Save Her Seat if She Votes for Kavanaugh?

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:00pm 10/2/2018 at 5:00pm
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An NBC North Dakota News poll shows incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) down by 10 points to her Republican opponent, Rep. Kevin Cramer.

Cramer is up 51-41. 8% of those polled re...

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Two Packages at Pentagon Suspected of Containing Ricin

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 1:40pm 10/2/2018 at 1:40pm
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Officials at the Pentagon said that two packages suspected of containing Ricin were sent to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Admiral John Richardson, the Navy’s top official. From Fox News:

The packages never made their way into the Pentagon, but were flagged in a mail delivery building next door, the spokesman said.

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