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Sen. Lindsey Graham dismissed Rudy Giuliani's election-fraud arguments as the work of a third-grader, book says

Sen. Lindsey Graham with President Donald Trump at the White House in January 2019. Alex Wong/Getty Images Lindsey Graham was reportedly unimpressed with Rudy Giuliani's voter-fraud arguments. He described them as "third grade", according to a new book, 'Peril', by Woodward and Costa. Graham ultimately voted to certify Joe Biden's victory over Trump on January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina described Rudy Giulian...
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Alexander: Gymnastics scandal reveals degrees of difficulty with accountability

The world according to Jim: • As the editors at Sports Illustrated sit down select their Sportsperson(s) of the Year for 2021 … well, maybe the process should have started and ended this week. When Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the coverup of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of the athletes under his care, they represented an entire generation of U.S. female gymnasts whose trust was betrayed by the people i...
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Simone Biles Gives Tearful And Traumatized Testimony About FBI Investigation Against Sexual Abuser Larry Nassar [Video]

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and Makayla Maroney testify to Senate Judiciary Committee about the FBI's failure to investigate Dr. Larry Nassa
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Opinion: Champion gymnasts are shining a righteous light on the FBI

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


The FBI has a responsibility to Simone Biles -- and all women and girls

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
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Champion gymnasts shine righteous light on FBI

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


Champion gymnasts are shining a righteous light on the FBI

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


Former US gymnast calls for 'follow-through'

Former US rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard said Wednesday that she "would really like to see some follow-through" after top US gymnasts gave harrowing testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how Federal Bureau of Investigation agents mishandled the Larry Nassar investigation.
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Former US gymnast calls for 'follow-through' after Larry Nassar hearing

Former US rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard said Wednesday that she "would really like to see some follow-through" after top US gymnasts gave harrowing testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how Federal Bureau of Investigation agents mishandled the Larry Nassar investigation.
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McConnell told Trump he felt 'stronger about Kavanaugh than mule piss' during the justice's confirmation, book says

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Mitch McConnell told Trump he felt "stronger about Kavanaugh than mule piss," book says. "What?" Trump asked, prompting McConnell to explain that mule urine is the strongest thing in Kentucky. Authors Bob Woodward and Robert Costa detailed the exchange in their forthcoming book "Peril." See more stories on Insider's business page. Then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told then-President Donald Trump he felt str...
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US gymnasts Biles and Maroney testify on FBI's handling of Larry Nassar investigation

Simone Biles and McKayla Maroney testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar investigation.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Star Gymnasts Give Senators an Unsparing Account of FBI’s Failures in Larry Nassar Investigation

Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee describing their abuse and...
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Larry Nassar Hearing: Biles, Raisman, Maroney and Nichols Testify

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols criticized the agency at a Senate Judiciary Committee review of the...
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We have been failed': Simone Biles breaks down in tears recounting Nassar's sexual abuse

Biles and three other U.S. gymnasts are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee at an oversight hearing about how the FBI...
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US gymnasts testify before Congress about FBI's Nassar investigation

Four US gymnastics stars will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a hearing about the FBI's handling of the sex abuse investigation of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Follow here for the latest news.
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FBI fires agent who failed to investigate Larry Nassar

The Washington Post reports that Michael Langeman, an FBI agent who failed to investigate U.S.A Gymnastics child abuser Larry Nassar, has finally been fired. The news comes barely hours before a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee in which several of Nasser's victims—gymnastics stars McKayla Maroney, Simone Biles, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman—are scheduled to testify. — Read the rest
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FBI's failures in Larry Nassar probe on display as Senate hears testimony from top gymnasts

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony Wednesday from four elite gymnasts -- Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman -- who say they were abused by Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor who is now serving a several-decade prison sentence.
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FBI's failures in Larry Nassar probe on display as Senate hears testimony from gymnasts

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony Wednesday from four elite gymnasts -- Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman -- who say they were abused by Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor who is now serving a several-decade prison sentence.
Tags: News, Senate, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney Maggie Nichols


GOP and Democratic senators condemn abortion protest held outside Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's home

Protesters gather outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, in Chevy Chase, Md. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Senators condemned an abortion-rights protest held outside Justice Brett Kavanaugh's home. Sen. Chuck Grassley called the demonstration a "blatant attempt to intimidate the judiciary." "SHUT UP AND PASS SOME LAWS," the protest's organizers said in response. See more stories on Insider's business page. Both Republican and Democratic s...
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Prelogar sails through nomination hearing with only mild Republican critiques

Elizabeth Prelogar, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be solicitor general, sat through a swift nomination hearing on Tuesday afternoon. Appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, she was met with strong praise from Democrats, limited pushback from Republicans, and few questions overall. From Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20 until her nomination to the position of solicitor general on Aug. 11, Prelogar served as acting solicitor general. Due to a quirk in the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, s...
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Top Stories this PM: Police to fence Capitol ahead of far-right rally; Olympians to testify on Larry Nassar abuse

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Police to put fencing around Capitol building ahead of far-right rally. US Capitol Police will reinstall fencing around the perimeter of the Capitol ahead of the upcoming "Justice for J6" rally planned for September 18. The rally is being held to support people who have been accused, arrested, and charged for their involvement in the Capitol insurrection...
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Simone Biles and other elite gymnasts to testify before Congress about FBI's Larry Nassar investigation

Four US gymnastics stars will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday during a hearing about the FBI's handling of the sex abuse investigation of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
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Amy Coney Barrett said the Supreme Court is not 'a bunch of partisan hacks'

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett attends the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 13, 2020. Kevin Dietsch/Reuters Justice Amy Coney Barrett defended the Supreme Court during a speech on Sunday. Barrett said the court is not partisan and expressed concerns over the public's views of the court. "Judicial philosophies are not the same as political parties," Barrett said. See more stories on Ins...
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Alaska Airlines banned her for refusing to wear a mask. Now state Sen. Lora Reinbold can't reach the capital to vote.

Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold stands in a hearing room before the start of a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Friday, March 12, 2021, in Juneau, Alaska. AP Photo/Becky Bohrer In a Facebook post, Alaska State Sen. Reinbold said Alaska Airlines is impeding her ability to get to the capital. Reinbold claimed Alaska Airlines preventing her from flying is a "political ban." Because of the ban, Reinbold's commute from Eagle River to Juneau may take up to two days. See more stories on ...
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Victory: White House Loses & Will Withdraw Chipman ATF Nomination

He’s out! White House is reportedly withdrawing David Chipman’s nomination to lead the ATF in a victory for gun rights organizations and a blistering defeat for Joe Biden and the gun prohibition lobby. (Screen capture, YouTube, Sen.Mike Lee) Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- In a major defeat for Joe Biden and the gun prohibition lobby, the Washington Post and other news agencies are reporting that the White House will withdraw the nomination of avowed gun control advocate David Chipman to he...
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Ted Cruz told the millions of Americans who lost their unemployment benefits on Labor Day to 'um, get a job?'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asks a question during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Cruz tweeted "Um, get a job?" in response to news that unemployment benefits expired for jobless Americans. Twitter users criticized Cruz for his insensitivity and his lack of understanding of the situation. It is estimated that more than 7.5 million Americans were affected when three federal pandemic-aid programs end...
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Democrats Will Hold Hearings On Supreme Court’s Use Of Shadow Docket

Both the Senate and House Judiciary Committees have announced that they will hold hearings into the Supreme Court’s use of the shadow docket shortly after the Court virtually outlawed abortion in Texas through the expedited forum.  [Author: Kate Riga]
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Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on Supreme Court's abortion ruling and 'shadow docket'

The Senate Judiciary Committee announced Friday that it plans to hold a hearing examining Texas' six-week abortion ban and the controversial, expedited Supreme Court procedure that allowed it to take effect this week.
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Has David Chipman’s ATF Nomination Run Out of Gas?

Could David Chipman’s nomination to head ATF be running out of gas? U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- It has been four months since Joe Biden nominated David Chipman, the retired federal agent-turned-gun-control-advocate, to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and now NPR has reported the nominee’s chances of “gaining Senate confirmation appear to be dwindling in the face of firm Republican opposition and a few holdouts in the chamber’s Democratic caucus.” Chipman was...
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Prez Biden reportedly considering, for home confinement cohort, clemency only for "nonviolent drug offenders with less than four years" left on sentence

The New York Times has this notable new report, headlined "White House Weighs Clemency to Keep Some Drug Offenders Confined at Home," which suggests a limited subclass of the home confinement cohort may the focal point for clemency efforts by the Biden White House.  Here are the details, many of which are not that new, but all of which are important as efforts move slowly forward to help this cohort: President Biden is considering using his clemency powers to commute the sentences of certain fe...
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