Government appointments and nominations

FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Shireen Ghorbani, a Democratic candidate for U.S. House in Utah, attends a rally protesting U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, in Salt Lake City. Ghorbani recently went public with her sexual assault as an 8-year-old. The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories of their own experiences of being attacked. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
September 30, 2018 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories of their own experiences of being...
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Concert goers surge forward after a barricade got knocked over at the 2018 Global Citizens Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in New York. Authorities quickly assured the crowd they were safe after the barrier fell Saturday evening. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 30, 2018 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of a police barrier at a politically charged New York celebrity music show in Central Park sent thousands of spectators fleeing in panic, fearing the noise might have been gunshots. About 60,000 people had filled the park's Great Lawn for Saturday's eight-hour Global...
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September 30, 2018 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says she's a victim of sexual assault. Conway made the comments on CNN while defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual misconduct. Arguing that Kavanaugh's opponents are wrongly politicizing his nomination...
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President Donald Trump reacts to the playing of West Virginia's state song as he takes the stage during a rally in Wheeling, W.Va., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 30, 2018 - 5:03 am
WHEELING, W. Va. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his rally in West Virginia (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is turning his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November. He said at a West Virginia rally...
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Concert goers surge forward after a barricade got knocked over at the 2018 Global Citizens Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in New York. Authorities quickly assured the crowd they were safe after the barrier fell Saturday evening. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 29, 2018 - 11:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fearing possible gunshots, it took only the collapse of a police barrier at a politically charged New York celebrity music show Saturday to send thousands of spectators fleeing in panic. About 60,000 people had filled the park's Great Lawn for the eight-hour Global Citizen Festival...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at WesBanco Arena, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Wheeling, W.Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 29, 2018 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday turned his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November, saying they can help reject the "ruthless and outrageous tactics" he says Democrats used against the judge. "We see this horrible...
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September 29, 2018 - 8:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Senate candidate Jacky Rosen in Nevada said Saturday that Republican Sen. Dean Heller's support for an FBI probe of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while also continuing to support his confirmation, is a "charade." "He's made his mind up before he's seen anything...
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Supporters of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gather inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. The Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 29, 2018 - 6:18 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As the Senate is divided on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, so too are women across the country. Female voices have echoed throughout the U.S. Senate this week demanding male senators justify their support for Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. rett Kavanaugh's fate remains uncertain, but some on the front-lines of the Republican Party's midterm battlefield fear the GOP may have already lost. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 29, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost. In the days after a divided nation watched Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
September 29, 2018 - 6:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has contacted Deborah Ramirez, who's accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when he was a Yale student, as part of the bureau's investigation of the Supreme Court nominee, her attorney said Saturday. Ramirez's lawyer, John Clune, said agents want to interview her and...
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