Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced that they would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh Friday, virtually ensuring his confirmation Saturday. This follows weeks of heated hearings along with a reopened FBI investigation into allegations of sexual…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the dramatic decisions made by senators on whether or not to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, as well as the deeper national…
After a historic Senate showdown, Neil Gorsuch will be sworn into the Supreme Court in two separate ceremonies Monday.
By News Desk and Erica Werner, Associated Press
Trump's selection, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., 62, is a veteran conservative congressman and orthopedic surgeon from Atlanta's suburbs who has long favored voiding Obama's 2010 law and wrote his own proposed substitute for it.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Janet Yellen won Senate confirmation to lead the Federal Reserve. Taking over for outgoing chair Ben Bernanke, the former vice chair becomes the first woman to lead the U.S.'s central bank. Also, peace talks to…
Is the judicial confirmation impasse impacting American justice?…
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