Congress, DOJ Probe Trump Administration Seizure Of Democrats' Data; Demand For Barr, Sessions To TestifySenate Democratic leaders are demanding that Trump-era Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify about the secret seizure of data from House Democrats in 2018, calling it “shocking” and a “gross abuse of power.”
Sen. Feinstein Announces She Will Not Seek Judiciary ChairSen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) announced Monday that she would not seek the chairman position or ranking member position on the Senate Judiciary Committee during the next session of congress.
Twitter, Facebook CEOs Defend Actions On Election Disinformation Before Senate Judiciary CommitteeThe CEOs of Facebook and Twitter are being summoned before Congress to defend their handling of disinformation in the 2020 presidential election, even as lawmakers questioning them are deeply divided over the election’s integrity and results.
Senate Republicans Order Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To TestifyThe GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas.
Supreme Court Fight Could Elevate Kamala Harris' ProfileKamala Harris is poised to become a leading figure in the Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, with her status as both a lawmaker and vice presidential nominee putting her in the center of the fight.
Trump AG Nominee Grilled By Harris, Other 2020 ProspectsSen. Kamala Harris was among three potential 2020 presidential candidates who went on the attack against President Donald Trump in the confirmation hearing for his nominee for attorney general.
Senate Near Kavanaugh Approval After Epic StruggleDemocrats and demonstrators vented rage and resistance but the Senate rolled toward approving Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination Saturday.
Key Senators Undecided With Senate Set for Friday Vote on KavanaughThe Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican senators remain undecided.
In Op-Ed, Kavanaugh Says He 'Might Have Been Too Emotional' at HearingIn an op-ed Thursday in The Wall Street Journal, Judge Brett Kavanaugh said there were "a few things I should not have said" during last week's Senate hearing.
North Dakota Senator in Tight Re-Election Race Says She'll Vote Against KavanaughIn a politically fraught decision Thursday just a month before the Nov. 6 election, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp cited concerns about the federal judge's temperament in announcing her opposition.
Senate Leader Sets Friday Test Vote on Kavanaugh NominationThe Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide a confirmation battle that has consumed the nation.
Kavanaugh: Yearbook References to 'Devils Triangle,' 'Renate Alumnius' Not SexualIn his Senate testimony Thursday, Brett Kavanaugh denied that a series of cryptic comments on his high school yearbook page in 1983 were jokes referring to binge drinking and sexual exploits with other students.
Fiery Kavanaugh Denies Quiet Accuser Ford in Senate ShowdownThe American Bar Association Thursday urged the Judiciary committee and the full Senate to slow down on a confirmation vote until the FBI has time to do a background check on the claims against Judge Kavanaugh made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and other women.
Experts Say Christine Blasey Ford Got Science of Memory Mostly RightIn her testimony to a Senate committee, Bay Area psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford said a memory of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and another teen laughing during an alleged assault on her was "indelible in the hippocampus."
Christine Blasey Ford: '100%' Certain Kavanaugh Assaulted HerA "terrified" Christine Blasey Ford described in graphic detail how she says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when the two were teenagers, telling the Senate Judiciary Committee she "believed he was going to rape me" at an extraordinary hearing Thursday as the nation watched.