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By Associated Press
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont has broken a hip in a fall at his home and was to undergo surgery to repair it.
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., spoke in support of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on April 7 during her Senate confirmation vote. Leahy cited her education and judicial experience, as well as the diversity she’d bring to the court, as…
By News Desk
When people see that the judicial branch is comprised of a variety of people, the Supreme Court nominee said, it builds confidence that the rulings handed down are “fair and just and that everything has been considered.”…
By Laura Santhanam
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., questioned Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on March 22 as the Senate Judiciary Committee continued its Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
By Hannah Grabenstein
By News Desk and Associated Press
History was made Monday the instant Jackson appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the first Black woman nominated to the Supreme Court.
By Wilson Ring, Lisa Rathke, Associated Press
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont says he will not seek reelection to the seat he has held for eight terms.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won’t say whether a president can pardon himself but says she agrees no one is above the law.
Previous nominees have also expressed openness but have cooled to the idea once they became justices.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The House has passed significantly broader election security legislation, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opposes the measure and has discouraged the Senate Rules Committee from acting on a companion bill.
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