At its core, Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing was not about senators making up their minds about which way they’d vote. Rather, it was about members -- from both parties -- defending or attacking the nominee.
By Daniel Bush
Federal judicial nominee Wendy Vitter's refusal to say the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board ruling was correct has gone viral.
By Ellis Kim
Perry vowed to protect scientists at the Department of Energy, but shrugged on the central tenet of climate change policy.
By Nsikan Akpan
By PBS NewsHour
Attorney General nominee Eric Holder answered questions at his Senate confirmation hearing on wiretapping, defining torture, and his involvement in the Clinton Administration's controversial pardons. Analysts probe the major issues of Holder's hearing.
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