U.S. Senate

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) shared a maskless hug after the conclusion of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Prejudice against Catholics has a long history in the U.S., but it hasn't been on display at Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett twice said “sexual preference” instead of “sexual orientation” when referring to the LGBTQ community, a term that suggests sexuality is a choice.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett declined to answer whether the Constitution would allow President Donald Trump to delay the presidential election.
The Senate, led by Trump’s Republican allies, is pushing Barrett’s nomination to a quick vote before Nov. 3.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee isolated himself for a little over a week and said he was "feeling great" as hearings for the Supreme Court nominee began.
Multiple Democrats sounded the alarm on the GOP's push to install Barrett on the Supreme Court while voters are casting ballots.
The Supreme Court nominee, who harbors anti-abortion views, vowed to rule based on the law and not her personal preferences.
Jaime Harrison smashed the previous record for a Senate candidate, set by Beto O'Rourke in 2018.
Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison declined to debate unless both candidates took a coronavirus test. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham declined.