The former Theranos CEO was sentenced to more than 11 years after being found guilty of four counts of fraud.
Legislation from Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) aims to codify the FDA’s superseding authority over state law regarding abortion bans.
The New Jersey senator said it's hard for him to "escape the feelings" and "anger" of what he witnessed at the U.S. Capitol.
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) also told reporters that the GOP treatment of Jackson was "disgusting."
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) issued fierce criticisms of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kent.), who held up passage of an anti-lynching bill he previously voted to pass.
Sen. Cory Booker moved Ketanji Brown Jackson to tears as he spoke of the “joy” of this historic moment of a Black woman being the likely next Supreme Court justice.
The Democratic senator noted the “indignities that are still faced” by Black women as the Supreme Court nominee endured ugly GOP attacks at her hearing.
America’s justice system treats the most marginalized groups in society very differently, even for nonviolent drug offenses.
The Senate Majority Leader plans to submit legislation in the next "several months."
Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J. and Richard Burr, R-N.C., introduced the bill to honor Till and his mother with the highest civilian honor that Congress awards.