A bitterly split Senate votes 50–48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, leaving Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski on wildly divergent courses.
In a pivotal floor speech, the Maine Republican said she did not find the sexual-assault claim leveled against Brett Kavanaugh credible.
The Kentucky Republican became Senate majority leader with an aim to reshape the federal courts and secure a reliably conservative fifth vote on the Supreme Court for decades.
The House minority leader is pushing a disciplined message amid drama over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the president who chose him.
The Arizona senator called Brett Kavanaugh’s interactions with lawmakers at a hearing last week “sharp and partisan.”
The mood in GOP circles was glum during Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony. But by Thursday’s end, lawmakers were confident enough to quickly schedule a vote.
Outside the hearing room, ordinary men and women were glued to their phone, watching Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony.
Republicans in Washington are committed to getting Trump’s Supreme Court nominee confirmed, fearing their voters will stay home in November if they can’t seal the deal.
There’s almost no way the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault can adequately prepare for a high-pressure appearance Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Weeks before the midterms, lawmakers could be in the potentially awkward position of taking sides in the brewing leadership fight.
I grew up in a gun-loving town in Alabama. My grandfather’s store sells firearms. But only after I was shot did I begin to understand America’s complicated relationship with guns.
The new spot criticizes North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp’s record in the Senate.
The Republican incumbent John Culberson has held the minority-majority Seventh Congressional District for almost two decades, but the Democrat Lizzie Fletcher hopes to finally turn out progressives and minorities.
Friday’s ceremony on Capitol Hill felt plucked from a different chapter of the nation’s history, and offered a rare reprieve from presidential drama.
A year after flood waters devastated the nation’s fourth-largest city, Houston remains trapped in an existential moment, struggling to find the funds to rebuild and reengineer and keep another such catastrophe at bay.
In her new book, the former senior White House official describes the Trump administration as a “cult” of “worshipful” followers.
This weekend’s white-nationalist rally, held on the anniversary of the bloodshed in Charlottesville, Virginia, will be a test for the Republican Party.
Rick Gates’s admission that he’d had a secret affair in London offered the potential for high drama. But in the end, it disappointed, like much of the testimony on day six.
Congressional lawmakers and their aides say there’s been no discussion about what to say or how to react, whatever the findings may be.
Buoyed by President Trump’s support for the industry, a veteran miner is putting his cash on the line and reopening his business.