Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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Kavanaugh claims ‘no agenda’ during marathon session

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/06/18, 09:08 am

WASHINGTON—Senators grilled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for nearly 12 hours on Day Two of his confirmation hearing Wednesday. All 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Anthony Kennedy on the high court, with many touching on hot-button topics like abortion, gun control, executive authority, and affirmative action.

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Kavanaugh ‘optimistic’ after contentious first day

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/05/18, 09:13 am

WASHINGTON—Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he was optimistic about America’s future after sitting through a contentious first day of his confirmation hearing Tuesday, which was filled with noisy public protests and senators wrangling bitterly along partisan lines.

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Washington honors McCain at Capitol

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/31/18, 04:01 pm

WASHINGTON—Hundreds of Americans lined up outside the U.S. Capitol to pay their respects to the late Sen. John McCain Friday. McCain is the 31st person to lie in state at the Rotunda of the Capitol. The former presidential candidate and Vietnam prisoner of war died at age 81 last Saturday from glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.

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