Idaho is in between “judicial emergencies,” as its two federal district court judges cannot handle all of the state’s civil cases. A bill adding a third judgeship could help, but wouldn’t take effect until 2021.
Sen. Kamala Harris has been building Democratic allies using the contentious confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, in yet another sign she’s getting ready for a presidential run in 2020.
California just enacted a law requiring police to obtain parental consent before taking DNA samples from minors during routine street stops. Many states have no such restrictions, allowing “DNA dragnets” of bystanders, including teenagers.
Republicans have repeatedly called for investigations into who leaked Christine Blasey Ford’s letter that accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, focusing particularly on Sen. Dianne Feinstein. But there’s a problem with that.
Sen. Lindsey Graham had kept quiet during Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony. But by the time it was his turn to speak during Brett Kavanaugh’s rebuttal, the South Carolina Republican did not hold back.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office has received threats of bodily and sexual harm against staff — some naming specific employees — following Feinstein’s involvement in allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has come under scrutiny for her handling of a letter accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. But the attorney for accuser Christine Blasey Ford says Feinstein did the right thing.
Blindsided by the now-public allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, conservative groups still pushing for his confirmation had a message Monday: let’s hear from the accuser.
Most Democrats, even some ardent critics, have declined to criticize Feinstein for her handling of a letter with allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But 2018 challenger Kevin de León called it “a failure of leadership.”
Democratic U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a statement Thursday that she has become aware of allegations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently undergoing the confirmation process.