Stories tagged: confirmation hearings
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
Democrats don’t have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But that didn’t stop them from putting up a rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
The end of contentious confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has shifted the focus back to potential swing votes like Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
After two marathon days questioning Brett Kavanaugh, senators concluded his Supreme Court confirmation hearing Friday by hearing from friends, foes and legal experts making their cases for and against the …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems as carefully constructed as the Supreme Court arguments he will hear if he is confirmed to the high court. He checks all the boxes of …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh isn’t the only one engaging in practice sessions ahead of next week’s grueling confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will begin the day after Labor Day, Republicans announced, sparking Democratic objections that they are rushing the process without properly delving into …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
Trump and the Republicans are urging Democrats not to mimic their own reckless behavior. It’s a tall order. Should Democrats comply? They should.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Where Trump is brash and says what immediately comes to his mind, Sessions, Tillerson and Mattis are poised and careful in choosing their words.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
The ranking Democrats on each Senate committee are drawing battle lines for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, listing a series of requirements for confirmations to proceed.
Sun., March 20, 2016
There simply is no principle on which to hang an argument that a yet-elected president should be handed the task. If the situation were reversed, Republicans wouldn’t be complaining.