The nomination fight is also roiled by accusations from a prominent Kavanaugh friend, who names another former student as possibly responsible for the alleged sexual assault.

(SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images)

Donors are cutting seven-figure checks to the super PAC backing Senate Democrats, in a sign of intensifying hopes on the left of flipping control of the chamber.

The president said his Supreme Court nominee “is a fine, fine person” who has “got tremendous support.”

  • Analysis

The most egregious things politicians have said about the Kavanaugh allegations so far

No. 1: "Did you hear about this? Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out saying she was groped by Abraham Lincoln," said Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.).

  • Analysis

A brief history of ‘It was not clear what Trump meant’

This phrase has cropped up repeatedly for our conspiracy-theorist president.

  • Analysis

What Democratic control of Congress would mean for Trump

Control of Congress is up in the air this November. If Democrats take back one or both chambers, here’s our analysis for what that will mean for President Trump.

Sen. Mazie Hirono has emerged as a leading critic of the GOP’s handling of Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

“It’s time for decision-makers to put up or shut up,” Ricardo Rosselló said during a morning television interview.

Rep. Ralph Norman’s off-color attempt at humor during an election debate in South Carolina drew swift criticism, and many felt the Republican congressman made light of women who come forward to talk about their experience with sexual violence.

She ran for office after her husband, the Democratic candidate, was killed in a plane crash.

  • staff reports, and news services
  • ·
  • 7 hours ago
  • ·
  • Analysis

In this edition: a victory for Texas Republicans, a new GOP ad buy in Trump country, a surprising poll in Minnesota, and an interview with the man who wants to put Democrats in charge of the states again.

The president’s latest attack on his attorney general underscores his lack of trust in many of his subordinates and appointees.

Sen. Heller reportedly characterized the assault as a “hiccup.” Rep. Norman made a joke about Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

  • Analysis

The Pew Research Center tallied density by gender across a number of fields.

  • Analysis

Kavanaugh's nomination had been moving at a normal pace -- but there's a deadline looming.

  • Analysis

Trump has no trouble believing victims when the person accused is a political rival.

The Congressional Leadership Fund has reserved TV ad time in six new House races, including for the seat being vacated by Speaker Paul D. Ryan.

  • Analysis

Jay Sekulow made the argument again last night. It revolves around a later quote that was not aired at the time.

The president’s insistence that the bureau cannot look into Ford’s story is incorrect, fact-checkers and former officials say.

Load More