Throughout the tense, roughly five-hour hearing, Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of the report. But his performance raised new questions about his actions, and Democrats’ concerns about his independence from President Donald Trump.
By Daniel Bush
The attorney general's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to highlight the partisan schism around Robert Mueller's report and the Justice Department's handling of it. Watch live starting at 10 a.m. ET in our player.
By Lisa Desjardins
Barr's nomination will now be considered by the full Senate.
By Associated Press
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…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
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.
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 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…
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