The House impeachment report on President Donald Trump will be unveiled Monday behind closed doors for key lawmakers as Democrats push ahead with the inquiry despite the White House’s declaration it will not participate in the first Judiciary Committee hearing.
By Hope Yen, Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
President Trump and Republicans have been quietly and systematically reshaping the federal judiciary. The Senate has confirmed a record 12 Trump picks for the influential federal appeals court -- the fastest success rate for any president ever. John Yang gets…
By PBS NewsHour
Democratic leaders recognize that any talk of impeachment energizes the Republican base, and that could undercut Democrats hoping for significant gains in next year's midterm elections.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Democrats' planned filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is a "new low" but stopped short of saying he will change Senate rules to confirm him.
By Associated Press
By Donna Cassata and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Amid signs of uncertainty about how Republicans would treat a nominee to replace the late Antonin Scalia, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is leaving open the possibility of holding a hearing for President Barack Obama's choice to fill…
Gwen Ifill speaks with national security experts about how far the U.S. government should go in protecting citizens from threats here and abroad.
By Dave Gustafson
The Senate voted largely along party lines, 68-31, Thursday afternoon to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to become the first Hispanic on the high court despite strong opposition by most Republican senators.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor met with more lawmakers Wednesday as controversy continued to simmer over some of her past remarks. Sens. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., weigh in on Sotomayor's nomination.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In nominating Sonia Sotomayer, a federal appeals judge in New York, to replace retiring Justice David Souter, President Barack Obama called her an inspiring woman with an extraordinary life journey.
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