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Joel Kaplan and Mark Zuckerberg

A Facebook executive rallied support for Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, a new book says

Kaplan played an active role in lobbying for Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination and shepherding him through the confirmation hearings.
An LGBTQ pride flag flown in front of the US Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court is about to hear 3 cases that could decide if people can be fired for being LGBTQ. Here’s everything you need to know.

Here's a breakdown of the 3 court cases being heard, the civil rights law in question, and what outcomes could mean for LGBTQ people in the US.

The Supreme Court just decided that a giant 40-foot cross on public land is ‘secular’

The Supreme Court ruled that a 40-foot cross honoring World War I veterans can remain on public land in Maryland,
President Donald Trump.

‘It’ll never happen’: Trump dismisses Democrats’ radical idea to reshape the Supreme Court

"The only reason they're doing that is they're trying to catch up," Trump said of Democrats.
President Donald Trump visits a neighborhood recently destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

Sen. Chuck Grassley has some thoughts about Trump’s attacks on federal judges

Chuck Grassley suggested Chief Justice John Roberts was silent when Obama took what he interpreted as a verbal jab at Justice Samuel Alito in 2010.

Lindsey Graham is now poised to take over as chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee

"The Finance Committee will be in good hands with Senator Grassley at the helm," Sen. Orrin Hatch said in a statement.

Senate Judiciary Committee sends criminal referral for Michael Avenatti to Justice Department

"I don’t take lightly making a referral of this nature, but ignoring this behavior will just invite more of it in the future," Sen. Grassley said.

Lindsey Graham has transformed from a ‘RINO’ to an icon of the right

"I've never campaigned against a colleague in my life. That's about to change," Graham said.
Mitch McConnell.

After Kavanaugh scandal, Democrats cut a deal to confirm more Trump judicial nominations so they can go home to campaign

The deal allows Senate Democrats facing tough reelections to go back to their home states to hit the campaign trail during the final stretch of the 2018 midterms.

Republicans are floating a conspiracy that Chuck Schumer plotted the entire Kavanaugh saga

"So apparently somebody along the way decided that this was going to be a media circus, and they wanted to launch it at exactly the right time," Sen. Mike Lee said. "That’s disgusting."