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March 21, 2017 - 10:51 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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March 21, 2017 - 8:44 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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March 21, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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FILE--In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson sits in his corner office overlooking downtown Everett, Wash. Stephanson is suing pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, becoming the first city to try to hold the maker of OxyContin accountable for damages to his community. Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed Monday, March 20, 2017, there is no legal basis for such a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
March 21, 2017 - 7:24 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The maker of the pain medication OxyContin has asked a federal judge in Seattle to throw out a Washington city's lawsuit that seeks to hold the drugmaker responsible for allowing its pills to flood the black market and into Everett. Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he'll have no trouble as a justice holding anyone accountable, including the president who picked him. Gorsuch...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, back to camera, listens as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, flanked by the committee's ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., right, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Gorsuch. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is saying for the first time publicly that President Trump's attacks on federal judges were "disheartening" and "demoralizing." In...
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March 21, 2017 - 5:59 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, back to camera, listens as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, flanked by the committee's ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., right, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Gorsuch. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is weighing in on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch via Twitter. In a series of tweets, she criticized Gorsuch for ruling too...
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March 21, 2017 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the president's power to temporarily fill vacant government posts while nominations are tied up in partisan political fights. The 6-2 ruling said a former top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board had served in violation of a federal law...
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FILE--In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson sits in his corner office overlooking downtown Everett, Wash. Stephanson is suing pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, becoming the first city to try to hold the maker of OxyContin accountable for damages to his community. Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed Monday, March 20, 2017, there is no legal basis for such a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
March 21, 2017 - 3:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The maker of the pain medication OxyContin has asked a federal judge in Seattle to throw out a Washington city's lawsuit that seeks to hold the drugmaker responsible for allowing its pills to flood the black market and into Everett. Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed...
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