While some Democrats are calling for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats on Capitol Hill aren’t nearly as eager to go down that road.
Thad Cochran, who represented Mississippi in Congress for 45 years, has died at the age of 81.
There are several months to go before a budget must be passed but there are already signs that the White House and Congress could be headed for an impasse.
Congress appears to be near a deal on border security and government funding, but it’s unclear if the President will be on board.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley says he would not consider a Supreme Court nominee in 2020. But does he really mean it?
Regardless of who wins control of the Senate in November, the person who will stand third in the line of succession will either be over, or very close to, eighty years old. That doesn’t make sense.
The first day of the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings was much ado about pretty much nothing, but then that can be used to describe a process whose outcome is pretty much foreordained.
Andrew McCabe, fired for a “lack of candor,” ordered an investigation of the Attorney General for a “lack of candor.”
The 80-year-old Mississippi Republican, who was first elected to the Senate in 1978 after serving six years in the House, has been in poor health.
Some Democratic Senators are suggesting that Al Franken should reconsider his decision to resign from the Senate.
Next week’s big news is likely to be the Senate’s vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, which could mean invocation of the so-called ‘nuclear option’ by Senate Republicans.
More fireworks on the second day of the questioning of Neil Gorsuch, but his confirmation nonetheless seems assured.
It’s easier for an American citizen to go to Iran or North Korea than it is for them to go to Cuba, That’s insane.
A Federal Appeals Court has ruled that the N.S.A.’s data mining program is illegal, but its ruling may not have a very big impact.
The fate of Cuba policy in Congress is far from certain, but what is certain is that following through on President Obama’s historic and necessary changes will face resistance.
An American freed from captivity, and potentially huge changes in America’s diplomatic and trade relationship with Cuba.
The next Attorney General will likely see their nomination taken up by Senators who will not be in office past December. That’s somewhat disturbing, but it’s become all too common in Washington.
Harry Reid is supposedly making another run at filibuster reform.
A Federal Court rejects an effort to significantly expand the application of a law designed to target computer hacking.
The Chief Justice Of The United States defends his colleagues.
Some Northeastern Senators want to make selling fake maple syrup a federal offense.
Elena Kagan’s interest in vigorous and open confirmation hearings ended roughly the moment she was sworn in by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Patrick Leahy has a small part in “The Dark Knight,” the next Batman flick. No word on whether Dick Cheney will take part.