Just in this morning: The U.S. Senate voted 51-49 to move Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation forward for debate and a final vote, which could come tomorrow.
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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Colorado Senators Weigh in on Kavanaugh Vote
Colorado’s senators voted along party lines today in a procedural vote on whether to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court.
FEC Gives New Campaign Finance Guidance
The Federal Election Commission issued new guidance governing the flow of untraceable campaign cash to so-called “dark money” groups. Although the guidance is responding to a court decision on dark money, it is unlikely to have the impact many hoped for.
Law Firm Representing Kavanaugh Accuser Sends Letter to FBI
KaiserDillon, the firm representing Kavanaugh accuser Linda Ramirez, and Hutchinson Black and Cook published a letter sent to the FBI regarding its lack of investigation. According to the letter, Ramirez provided a list of witnesses who were not questioned in the investigation.
Colorado Resident Suing Jeff Sessions for Immigration Delay
An Iranian man living in Colorado who is awaiting an immigration review is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the delay in his proceedings.
AG Candidates Discuss Federal Opposition
Colorado’s attorney general candidates indicated in a recent debate that their activism in the office might depend on who is president after 2020.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Kavanaugh Vote Could Happen Tomorrow
That procedural vote mentioned above does not put Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, but it clears the path for the final vote, which could happen as soon as tomorrow. The FBI investigation presented to the Senate yesterday appears unlikely to have swung many votes.
Dawn Knepper Tells Her Story
The Ogletree Deakins equity partner suing the firm for gender discrimination told her story.
Law Firm Trying New Leave Policy
Texas-based law firm Susman Godfrey is offering its associates unlimited gender-neutral paid parental leave.
West Virginia Justice Acquitted
One West Virginia Court of Appeals Justice will remain on the bench while another judge faces criminal charges. She was acquitted by the state Senate.
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