Tag: Sheldon Whitehouse

Congress Must Investigate Justice Kavanaugh

“Politically-constrained and probably fake.” These are the words Senator Sheldon Whitehouse used to describe the FBI’s 2018 investigation of sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland last month, Senator Whitehouse argues that the FBI failed to conduct a thorough review of the evidence against Kavanaugh,
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Senators Whitehouse, Blumenthal, Hirono submit amicus brief in challenge to super PACs

Today, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals in Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, the case that could end super PACs. In their brief, the senators urge the court to reexamine its previous SpeechNow holding that failed to recognize the practical effect
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