FBI director nominee Christopher Wray faced the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday in his confirmation hearing. The former federal prosecutor and defense attorney faced a long list of questions about his independence and allegiance to the law, as well as his…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press and Chad Day, Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to question former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and will subpoena him if necessary, according to the panel's Republican chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
By Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump's pick for the FBI said in prepared remarks at as his confirmation hearing that his loyalty is to the U.S. Constitution and the law.
In our news wrap Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey spent hours before the Senate Judiciary Committee, rejecting criticism that he's mishandled investigations of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Also, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a compromise bill to fund…
The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote Wednesday to confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general.
By Ed Silverman, STAT
Mylan has raised the list price of EpiPens more than 450 percent since 2004, after adjusting for inflation, according to Elsevier’s Gold Standard Drug Database. A pack of two EpiPens cost about $100 in today’s dollars in 2004, but the…
A bill to limit the National Security Agency's domestic metadata collection effectively died on the Senate floor. The USA Freedom Act would have forced the NSA to get court orders for specific data from telecom companies. Gwen Ifill gets reaction…
By Dave Gustafson
Nine of 40 Senate Republicans voted with the Democratic majority Thursday to confirm Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. Amy Walter of The Hotline dissects the vote and discusses whether it is likely to have any impact on next year's elections.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Top aides to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales violated federal law by allowing politics to influence the hiring of career prosecutors and judges, a new Justice Department investigation concludes.
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