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Trump and Senate Break Judicial Record, Press Forward Ahead of Midterms

President Donald Trump broke the all-time two-year record last week for appointing judges to the federal appeals court, and immediately nominated over a dozen more, while the Senate Judiciary Committee continued this Wednesday to advance still more nominations ahead of the midterm elections, and will hold another hearing next week.

Chuck Schumer scary (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Blue State Blues: Chuck Schumer’s 1990s Playbook Keeps Failing

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) seems to think the 1990s never ended. For the second time this year, he has called on the Democrats’ playbook from the Clinton era. And for the second time, he has failed, spectacularly.

Demonstrators protest against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington DC, on September 27, 2018. - Donald Trump whole-heartedly backed Brett Kavanaugh, whose Supreme Court nomination will be put to an initial vote on September 28, after a dramatic Senate hearing …

Ongoing, Aggressive Kavanaugh Protests Cause Heightened Security on Capitol Hill

The ongoing and increasingly angry protests opposing President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Christine Blasey Ford accused the federal judge of sexual misconduct at a high school party in the early 1980s has caused heightened security at the U.S. Capitol and Senate and House office buildings.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: Christine Blasey Ford answers questions at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, September 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill.

Ex-Boyfriend Says Dr. Ford Coached Friend for Polygraph, Had No Fear of Flying

A man who dated Brett Kavanaugh’s primary accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, for six years claims she had no fear of flying, no fear of small spaces or rooms with single exits, and once used her psychology training to prepare a friend for a polygraph examination, according to a Tuesday Fox News report.

Senate Judiciary Committee members Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (L), Jeff Flake (R-AZ) (C), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) look on during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on September 28, 2018, on the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United …

Fitton: There Are No ‘Credible Allegations’ against Kavanaugh

Leftists are trying to kick the Senate confirmation for a Supreme Court nominee down field and past the November elections. They have shown they will do so at any cost. While compelling emotionally, Ms. Ford has no witnesses and no facts to back up her story.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks during a Senate Energy Subcommittee hearing discussing cybersecurity threats to the U.S. electrical grid and technology advancements to maximize such threats on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Joe Manchin Under Fire: Pressure Mounts in WV on Kavanaugh Vote

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) was told by passers by at Sunday’s West Virginia Pumpkin Festival in Milton, WV, to vote in favor of confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. He sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee and has abstained from committing to vote one way or another, claiming to want more time to consider Kavanaugh’s nomination.