Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Committee delays Kavanaugh confirmation vote

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/13/18, 12:35 pm

WASHINGTON—The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, as expected, delayed its scheduled vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to next Thursday. Any committee member can request a one-week delay in voting on a nominee, and committee Democrats demanded more time and access to additional documents related to Kavanaugh’s background. But while the delay was granted, Republicans rejected an effort by Democrats to subpoena documents from Kavanaugh’s time as a staff secretary in the George W.

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Rhode Island taps establishment picks

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/13/18, 11:55 am

Rhode Island held its primary elections Wednesday, with voters largely sticking with incumbents on the Democratic side, including rejecting a progressive candidate in favor of the pro-business incumbent in the governor’s race. Gov. Gina Raimondo fended off her more liberal challenger Matt Brown, the state’s former secretary of state, and will face Tuesday’s Republican winner, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and independent candidate Joe Trillo in November. Raimondo and Fung previously battled for the governor’s mansion in 2014.

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November ballot set for New Hampshire races

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/12/18, 11:57 am

New Hampshire primary voters emerged from the polls Tuesday having sided with establishment picks for the November ballot. After Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter chose not to run for reelection, Republicans see an opportunity to flip her House seat red.

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