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Evening round-up: Trump nominates Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

This evening President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the Supreme Court. Early coverage comes from Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman of The New York Times; Greg Stohr, Jennifer Jacobs and Jennifer Epstein of Bloomberg; and Robert Costa, Robert Barnes and Felicia Sonmez of The Washington Post. Barnes has an article examining the implications for the court’s jurisprudence. More coverage comes from Matthew Nussbaum of Politico; Scott Horsley of NPR; Lawrence Hurley of Reuters; Jordan Fabian and Lydia Wheeler of The Hill; David Savage of the Los Angeles Times; Scott Bomboy of Constitution Daily; Mark Walsh of Education Week; Peter Nicholas and Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal; and Chris Geidner and Zoe Tillman of Buzzfeed.

Profiles of Kavanaugh come from Domenico Montanaro of NPR, Mark Sherman of the Associated Press, and Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal. Another piece in the Journal comes from Jacob Gershman. More profiles of Kavanaugh come from Adam Liptak of The New York Times, Lawrence Hurley of Reuters, Ann Marimow of The Washington Post, Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News and Madison Alder of Bloomberg, while additional coverage of Kavanaugh’s record for Bloomberg comes from Fatima Hussein and Mary Anne Pazanowski, and also from Stohr and Andrew M. Harris.

Early commentary on the nomination comes from Emma Green at The Atlantic, Garrett Epps also has a piece in The Atlantic. More commentary comes from Dylan Matthews at Vox; Ian Millhiser of Think Progess; Evan Thomas for Yahoo News; and The New York Times editorial board, while another piece from the Times comes from Akhil Reed Amar

Recommended Citation: Jon Levitan, Evening round-up: Trump nominates Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 9, 2018, 10:23 PM),