By Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats say they are hoping for a bipartisan vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. That won’t be easy, but some Republicans have expressed an openness to voting for Biden’s nominee.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Two Republican senators now say President Donald Trump should resign as support for the drive to impeach him a second time is gaining momentum in his final days in office after the deadly riot at the Capitol by a violent…
By Darlene Superville, Alan Fram, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Alaska Republican tells the Anchorage Daily News that she wants Trump to resign after a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol, forcing a lockdown. Five people died, including a Capitol Police officer.
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing Saturday when one of the last Republican holdouts announced her support for President Donald Trump’s pick ahead of a confirmation vote expected Monday.
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…
By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality.
Speaking shortly after House impeachment prosecutors and President Donald Trump's defense team wrapped up their closing arguments Monday, Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska called the president's actions "shameful and wrong."…
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