Previous nominees have also expressed openness but have cooled to the idea once they became justices.
By Associated Press
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, before which Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett appeared Tuesday to answer lawmakers’ questions. Grassley joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Barrett’s “outstanding credentials,” why he is satisfied with…
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has already launched a high-stakes political battle over whether President Trump and Senate Republicans can push through a nomination and fill her seat before the November election. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join…
The bill would for the first time limit drug copays for people with Medicare's "Part D" prescription plan, by capping patients' out-of-pocket costs at $3,100 a year starting in 2022.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Senators grilled CEOs of seven major drug companies on Tuesday over high prescription drug prices that are a drain on Medicare and Medicaid and a burden to millions of Americans. The extraordinary public accounting was a sign that Congress and…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal are proposing that special counsel Robert Mueller be required to submit a report to Congress and the public when his Russia investigation is complete.
The Senate is expected to take up criminal justice reform before year end. A proposed overhaul would lower mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes, ban the shackling of pregnant prisoners and ensure inmates stay closer to family. Judy Woodruff talks…
By Associated Press
Republicans have slim 11-10 majority on the committee.
By Joshua Barajas
Grassley said the committee has tried to request evidence from attorneys representing two other women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, and that attorneys have not cooperated.
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