Democrats tried to block the proceedings over documents withheld by the White House, while protesters interrupted the session in a persistent display of opposition.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein says Kavanaugh has been quoted as saying the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a woman's constitutional right to an abortion is "settled law." But she says the question is whether he believes it "is…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The EPA allowed Pruitt and his team to increase the security detail from six agents to 19 without proving the need, the EPA Office of the Inspector General concluded.
Feinstein said during the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh that the process is taking place under unique circumstances, namely, the number of legal problems facing President Donald Trump as part of the Russia investigation.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Bipartisan legislation to try to prevent foreign hacking into U.S. election systems is stalled in Congress because the White House and some Republicans worry it could exert too much federal control over the states.
By Will Graves, Associated Press
Perry repeatedly came under scrutiny by athletes who felt she was mishandling the fallout from the tumult surrounding disgraced former team doctor Larry Nassar.
By Associated Press
Sen. Kamala Harris of California began a round of Democratic objections as Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley tried to open the hearings Tuesday morning.
By Lisa Desjardins
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings begin Tuesday. Here's a guide to the hearings, and key issues that may come up.
Political symbols have a sneaky influence on your brain, according to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ideology has and does count.
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