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Democrats are searching high and low for dirt on Trump’s Supreme Court pick — and they’re coming up short

The Donald Trump White House has at times had trouble vetting candidates for key administration posts, cabinet position, and even judicial nominees. But so far, Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh has kept intact his squeaky clean image.

Here’s where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018

It's legal to use marijuana in nine states, including California, Nevada, and Vermont, in 2018 — and more are expected to join them. Here's the full list of where you can legally light up.

The race for a key Democratic post just heated up

The fight to replace Rep. Joe Crowley as the next chair of the House Democratic Caucus got an extra boost on Tuesday, when California Rep. and current Vice Chair Linda Sánchez announced her intent to run for the spot.

Here’s an evolving count of which senators are voting for Trump’s Supreme Court pick

President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. The Senate, tasked with the confirmation process, is split at 51 Republicans and 49 Democrats. Republicans will need a minimum of 50 votes, so that Vice President Mike Pence can cast a tie-breaker.

Republicans will hold a vote on abolishing ICE — forcing Democrats to show their hand

Republicans are planning to hold a vote on a bill that would abolish the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in a political attempt to force Democrats to take a side on a hot-button issue that is growing among the liberal base.

Top Democrat calls out leadership and says a ‘generational shift’ is needed: ‘I don’t intend to stay in Congress until I’...

As more insurgent Democrats make their way into the party, sometimes upending key figures in the leadership like the recent ousting of one member of the leadership, one ranking Democratic Rep. is maintaining her position for a "generational shift" in the party's brass.

These are the senators who could make or break Trump’s Supreme Court pick

President Donald Trump is slated to announce his nominee to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday, amid a polarized Senate full of partisan lawmakers who are at each others' throats.

Republicans have found a new boogeyman: Maxine Waters

Republicans have used many Democratic figureheads as their boogeyman over the years as a central focus for motivating voters to stop a liberal, left-leaning scourge from consolidating control in Washington. Now Maxine Waters is quickly becoming a regular face for Republicans to use in campaign ads.

Conservatives groups are going all in to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court pick — which could upend the effort to hold the House in 2018

When Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court last Wednesday, he did more than just create a historically significant opening on the highest court, he indirectly upended the way advertising will be prioritized for a large chunk of the 2018 midterm elections.

Panicked Democrats are scrambling for a plan to handle insurgent candidates as more upend the 2018 midterms

As more Democrats upend the old guard within the House ranks, a debate is ensuing about how to approach these new candidates who might not be inclined to toe the party line when they arrive in Congress next year.