Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Approves Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice

The Vote to Confirm Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice Comes as Protests are Breaking Out Across the Country

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, putting a second nominee from President Donald Trump on the highest court in the land. Kavanaugh was confirmed 50-48 Saturday during a historic roll call vote in the Senate chamber. The two-vote margin is one of the narrowest ever for a Supreme Court…

Minnesota Senator on Saturday Night Live

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Portrayed on Saturday Night Live Cold Open

DULUTH, Minn.- The Land of 10,000 Lakes had some representation on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live this past weekend. The show’s cold open parodied the Senate Judiciary Meeting of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, featuring celebrities portraying all the politicians who voiced questions or remarks. Among these politicians was Sen. Amy Klobuchar (DFL). Portrayed by SNL alum Rachel…

More Survivors of Sexual Violence Expected to Come Forward After Senate Hearings

Experts believe the "Me Too" movement and the Supreme Court confirmation hearings are driving forces for victims of sexual abuse to share their stories.

DULUTH, Minn. – The fate of the Supreme Court is hanging in the balance and testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh has sparked a lot of reaction. The number of calls to crisis hotlines have increased and more survivors of sexual assault are expected to speak out. Thirty-three percent of Minnesota women will have experienced a…