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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The colossal peril of Justice Kavanaugh

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Judge Brett Kavanaugh will start the first leg of his journey to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court with a big headwind from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell starting with Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Sept. 4. McConnell is moving heaven and earth to bum rush Kavanaugh to Read More…

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Senate finally confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

WASHINGTON — The highly politicized five-month battle to choose President Barack Obama’s next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted to confirm Loretta Lynch. The 56-43 vote makes Lynch the first African-American female attorney general in U.S. history. But the delay of her nomination neared record-breaking proportions. Republicans leading the Read More…