Updated Jul 21, 2018

Kavanaugh moves closer to confirmation hearing after latest filing

Brett Kavanaugh. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has moved a step closer to his confirmation after he submitted a 110 page questionnaire with another 2,000 pages of material to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, reports Politico.

What they're saying: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley praised Kavanaugh in a statement for completing the document, calling it "the broadest and most comprehensive questionnaire" ever sent by the committee. The questionnaire contained biographical information, previously delivered speeches, writing and past court filings from the prospective judge.

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Sanders to Putin: You won't interfere in any more elections if I'm president

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Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the debate stage Tuesday, stating, "If I'm president of the United States, trust me, you're not going to interfere in any more American elections."

The big picture: It was unveiled last week that Russia has been interfering to boost Sanders' campaigns in an apparent attempt to strengthen President Trump's bid for reelection. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that "Vladimir Putin thinks that Donald Trump should be president of the United States, and that's why Russia is helping [Sanders] get elected.

Debate night: Candidates' last face-off before Super Tuesday

Sanders, Biden, Klobuchar and Steyer in South Carolina on Feb. 25. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to keep his momentum after winning New Hampshire and Nevada, while former Vice President Joe Biden hopes to keep his own campaign alive. The other five candidates are just trying to hang on.

What's happening: Seven contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are in Charleston, South Carolina, for the tenth debate, just days before the South Carolina primary and a week before Super Tuesday.

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