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
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…
By Donna Cassata and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Big Step Towards Comprehensive Immigration Reform…
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.
By Dave Gustafson
By Admin and 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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