Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stressed his judicial independence in the opening statement of his confirmation hearing Tuesday, saying that a judge must "not be swayed by public pressure," and that the court "must never be viewed as a partisan…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The book is the latest to throw the Trump administration into damage-control mode with explosive anecdotes and concerns about the commander in chief.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
A pair of ruby slippers used in "The Wizard of Oz" and later stolen from a Minnesota museum were recovered in a sting operation after a man approached the shoes' insurer and said he could help get them back, the…
PBS NewsHour will livestream confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh on September 4-7. Hearings will begin each morning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
By Associated Press
Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the February 2018 attack, approached Kavanaugh after he rose from the witness table for a lunch break. He put out his hand to Kavanaugh, who paused for a moment before turning away as…
By Mauricio Savarese, Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that turned historic and scientific artifacts to ashes.
Cruz said Democrats have gotten “extreme and radical” in their attempts to appoint a justice that would rule against religious liberty and the Second Amendment.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Special counsel Robert Mueller faces no time limit on his investigation. He can continue the probe — and even issue new indictments — right up to Nov. 6 midterms and beyond.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
"This has been the job of a lifetime, but it is not a job for a lifetime," Emanuel said in remarks released by his office.
By Associated Press
Kyl, a Republican, is expected to be a placeholder, not running in 2020, when voters will get to decide who fills the remainder of McCain's seat through 2022. Then the seat will be up again for a full six-year term.
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