The Senate Judiciary Committee approved William Barr's nomination for attorney general along party lines Thursday, with Republicans praising his credentials and Democrats questioning how transparent he'll be once special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation concludes.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
With only a few more days before the Senate is expected to vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, Judy Woodruff talks with Senator Chris Coons, D-Del., of the Senate Judiciary Committee, about the progress of the FBI…
The FBI has contacted Deborah Ramirez, who's accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when he was a Yale student, as part of the bureau's investigation of the Supreme Court nominee.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
For a Yale Law School professor pioneering research on the #MeToo movement, the Kavanaugh hearings are indicative of larger issues with how we think about sexual assault.
By Kamala Kelkar
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm Kavanaugh, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost.
Brett Kavanaugh’s fight for confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court is not over. President Trump has ordered the FBI to investigate sexual assault allegations against his nominee, who has agreed to cooperate. The development comes after the Senate Republicans pushed…
Democrats for days have been demanding an FBI investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh, but Republicans had refused to seek one. That changed Friday.
By Joshua Barajas, Daniel Bush
For all the drama of the moment, it’s unclear what the impact of Thursday's testimony from Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh will be. The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to move forward with its vote on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court…
High drama played out in a day-long hearing on the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Christine Blasey Ford offered her much-awaited testimony about the summer day in 1982 that she remembers being assaulted, while Kavanaugh defiantly called it…
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