The court, with its strong 5-4 conservative majority, is facing requests from an aggressive Trump administration to weigh in early on many of its most controversial policies in areas including immigration, LBGT rights, asylum and reinstating the citizenship question on the census.
The Supreme Court says new Justice Brett Kavanaugh won’t take the traditional walk down the courthouse steps after his ceremonial installation on the court because of security concerns.
Grassley wrote in a letter to the Justice Department that Swetnick and Avenatti made serious allegations that required significant resources to investigate.
Republicans and Democrats believe the president is helping to energize their respective bases going into Election Day. Both sides also say the recent fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is motivating potential voters. Here’s the latest state of the race for both chambers.
It was the end of a deeply contentious nomination process that sparked mass protests, an FBI investigation and a national reckoning over power, gender, sexual assault and the line between violence and adolescent transgression.
Picking up the pieces after a contentious nomination battle, the Senate’s majority leader said Sunday that the chamber won’t be irreparably damaged by the wrenching debate over sexual misconduct that has swirled around new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Obama’s national security adviser said the Maine senator “put party and politics over her own stated principles” of supporting equal rights and legalized abortion.
Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has put a spotlight on the dozens of federal cases pitting the Trump administration against Democratic-leaning states, on issues including auto emission standards, immigration and a free-flowing internet.
Sen. Susan Collins said Saturday that while she believes that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford was sexually assaulted, she does not believe that now-confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh did it.
Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice Saturday night after the bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed him. The Senate vote delivered an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that rubbed raw the country’s cultural, gender and political divides.
While disappointed in the lack of results, several accusers said they were still glad they talked to police and prosecutors, for a variety of reasons both practical and emotional.
U.S. Capitol police say that they have arrested 164 demonstrators protesting the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday for numerous instances of unlawful demonstration. See photos.
Protesters took to Capitol Hill Saturday urging Senators to vote against the nominee amid one of the most charged confirmation battle in years. See photos and video.
The Senate votes 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan expressed concern Friday over the court’s lack of a swing vote with Justice Anthony Kennedy’s departure from the bench.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.