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Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

The Senate passed the First Step Act on Tuesday night in a win for the White House, especially senior adviser Jared Kushner, as well as many Republicans and Democrats. 

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., interrupts a fellow senator during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee for CIA nominee Gina Haspel, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Cotton: ‘Getting Pretty Late’ in Session to Pass Prison Reform

Tuesday on the “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) commented on the prison reform bill’s status, doubting there is sufficient time left in the session to get it passed. Cotton said there are “ongoing changes, seemingly by the hour from

ST LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 06: Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) concedes defeat in her bid to keep her U.S. Senate seat during an election-night rally on November 6, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. McCaskill lost to Republican challenger Josh Hawley.

Failed Democrat McCaskill Blames Democrats for Senate Loss

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), who voted against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is now placing partial blame for her loss on the way Democrats handled the sexual assault accusations against Kavanaugh during his confirmation process.


Tom Cotton: Dems Turned ‘Advice and Consent’ into ‘Search and Destroy’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) echoed Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s words and said Democrats behavior through the confirmation process for Kavanaugh was a “search and destroy mission.” Partial transcript as follows: JOHN

Sen. Tom Cotton

Cotton: ‘By October 1, Judge Kavanaugh Will Be Justice Kavanaugh’

On Tuesday’s edition of the “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) predicted that Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to replace outgoing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, will be confirmed by the Senate by the first day of October. Host