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Kavanaugh sails through hearing despite Democrats’ criticism

Democrats hoping to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation pivoted Thursday to the deeply contentious issue of abortion after disclosure of an email he once wrote suggesting the high court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling wasn't universally considered settled law.

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Supreme Court nominee once questioned ruling against Nixon

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's years-old remarks questioning the landmark ruling that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes opened a new front in the battle over his confirmation, ensuring his views on executive power will square prominently in Senate hearings.

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Md. Judiciary, prosecutors question process of partial expungements

The logistics of a proposed bill which would allow people with multiple criminal charges from one incident to expunge the ones that qualify for removal from their record were questioned at a committee hearing Wednesday, with judges and prosecutors objecting to ...

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