Live Updates: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court NominationThe decision clears the way for a full Senate vote in the week before the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Senate Judiciary Committee Begins Confirmation Hearings For SCOTUS Nominee Amy Coney BarrettThe Senate Judiciary Committee begins four days of hearings on Monday for President Trump's choice to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court.
President Trump Orders FBI Probe After Senate Committee Advances KavanaughRepublican Senator Jeff Flake, a key vote, said he would like an FBI investigation of allegations against Kavanaugh, lasting no longer than a week, to happen prior to any full confirmation vote.
Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary CommitteeSupreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexual assaulting her in high school, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning.
Brett Kavanaugh Denies New Claims In Call With Senate CommitteeInvestigators with the Senate Judiciary Committee asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about two previously undisclosed accusations of sexual misconduct during a phone call Tuesday
Senate Republicans Hire Female Prosecutor To Question Kavanaugh, AccuserSenate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, described Rachel Mitchell as a career prosecutor with decades of experience prosecuting sex crimes.
Confirmation Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Enter Third DayGorsuch is facing more questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Facing Daylong Questioning In SenateGorsuch is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Loretta Lynch Nomination To Serve As Attorney GeneralThe vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans joining all committee Democrats in voting in favor of Lynch. She is also expected to win approval by the full Senate, though the timing is uncertain.
Schumer Urges Senate To Approve Terror Lawsuit BillThe Senate Judiciary Committee is marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by focusing its attention on a long-deliberated bill that would allow victims to recover monetary damages from foreign sponsors of terrorism.
Target, Neiman Marcus Executives Testify On Data BreachesJohn Mulligan, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Target, said the retailer has taken actions to shore up security following the massive breach of millions of consumers' data.
N.J. Lawmakers Drop Discussion Of Religious Exemption For Same-Sex MarriageWith gay marriage now legal in New Jersey, state lawmakers have stopped their push to codify the details through a bill -- saying it is not urgent to address whether religious-affiliated organizations should be exempt.
Blumenthal: Justice Department's Seizure Of AP Phone Records 'Deeply Troubling'The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion'' into how news organizations gather the news.
Sen. Chris Murphy Speaks Out On Future Of Assault Weapons BanThe passage of the assault weapons ban in Senate Judiciary Committee is a big step forward in the fight for common sense gun reforms, according to Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut.
Senate Panel OKs Gay Marriage Bill; Gov. Christie Vows To Veto The Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary committee forwarded the bill to the full Senate in an 8-4 party-line vote. Similar legislation failed in the Senate two years ago.