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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with US President Donald

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with US President Donald

Kavanaugh, the conservative appellate court judge President Donald Trump chose to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, met separately with Republican Sen.

Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken praised President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, calling him a "longtime friend" and someone she has "admired".

A partisan divide over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh deepened Wednesday, with Republican senators extolling his judicial record while Democrats demanded time to thoroughly vet his writings and opinions on matters ranging from environmental regulation to executive authority.

After initially objecting to Kavanaugh's nomination, AFA explained on Tuesday that because of concerns expressed by its supporters and friends in the pro-life movement, it was "willing to let this process play out" and get clarification via the confirmation process.

He also hopes Democrats will unite to "put pressure on the Republican moderates" and salvage the "future of the Supreme Court for the next 40 years".

The system assigns a score to Supreme Court justices based on their voting patterns; for federal appeals court judges, like Kavanaugh, scores are based on the ideologies of the presidents and senators who nominated them.

In this series, the National Law Review will examine Kavanaugh's record on some major issues as well as synthesize external analysis of his positions from major players in the field.

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While the Democrats are framing a vote to confirm Kavanaugh as "a vote to rip health care from American families and deny women their right to make their own health care choices", Covington doesn't believe his presence on the court would dramatically swing it's decisions one way or another.

"To my Democratic colleagues, I ask no more of you than I ask for myself, use the qualifications standard, having said that, I know most won't", Graham said.

According to the Daily Caller, it was a passerby that spotted the Supreme Court nominee on her way home from work Wednesday night. Orrin Hatch of Utah, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas and Lindsey Graham of SC. Kavanaugh, who graduated from Yale Law School in 1990, worked as a clerk for Kennedy. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Democratic Sen.

"Let's put it this way: There were some who have been on the list that I would have had a very, very hard time supporting", she told Politico.

"I wish that he could go back there and vote because I think that he would fully support him".

Grassley said the Senate could vote on the nominee by later September or early October.

The new campaign will join an increasingly crowded effort by outside groups on both sides of the political spectrum to influence public opinion and senate elections.

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