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Saturday, July 14, 2018

“Red-State Democrats’ Fears Over Kavanaugh Vote May Be Overblown”: Jane Mayer has this post online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh has most important quality in Supreme Court picks: character.” Ruben Navarrette has this essay online at The Sacramento Bee.

Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lawmakers look to Kavanaugh’s past confirmation fight for lessons in new Supreme Court battle”: Paul Kane of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Should Democrats Have Saved Their Filibuster for the New Court Fight?” Carl Hulse will have this new installment of his “On Washington” column in Sunday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 6:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Influential Judge, Loyal Friend, Conservative Warrior — and D.C. Insider”: Scott Shane, Steve Eder, Rebecca R. Ruiz, Adam Liptak, Charlie Savage, and Ben Protess will have this front page article in Sunday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 6:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“We Are All Supreme Court Skeptics Now”: Columnist Ross Douthat will have this op-ed in the Sunday Review section of tomorrow’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 5:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Guns to marriage to the environment: What a new Supreme Court could mean to Calif.” Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Posted at 5:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court nominee, wife met when working for President George Bush”: Taylor Goldenstein of The Austin American-Statesman has an article that begins, “The common link between U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his West Texan wife, Ashley, was none other than former President and Texas Gov. George W. Bush.”

Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“What Judge Kavanaugh’s ‘Originalism’ Means for the Country”: Christopher Sprigman has this post at “Just Security.”

Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman

“Red state Democrats plan to give Kavanaugh a fair hearing”: Seth McLaughlin of The Washington Times has this report.

Amanda Terkel, Igor Bobic, and Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost have a report headlined “Inside Democrats’ Plan To Fight Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee: They’re not going to shut down the Senate; They might scare the crap out of you though.”

And online at The Atlantic, Dick Polman has an essay titled “The Red-State Democrats’ Many Paths to ‘No’; Conventional wisdom holds that the four vulnerable senators are screwed if they vote against Brett Kavanaugh; But there’s a counter-case to be made.”

Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“After U.S. Supreme Court nomination, attention turns back to Brett Kavanaugh’s University of Minnesota speech; Old remarks of Supreme Court nominee attract a new level of scrutiny”: Chao Xiong of The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this report.

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“White House says Judge Kavanaugh didn’t know about claims of sexual harassment against mentor”: Dave Boyer of The Washington Times has this report.

Posted at 10:28 AM by Howard Bashman

“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: Justice Brett Kavanaugh? Some Preliminary Thoughts.” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman

“A low-key week 1 for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee”: Trish Turner of ABC News has a report that begins, “In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s stunning retirement announcement, and President Trump’s drama-filled unveiling of conservative federal judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace him, the nominee’s first week was maybe most remarkable for its low-key, gaffe-free, buttoned-up orderliness.”

Posted at 10:03 AM by Howard Bashman