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Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) offered Republicans the simplest of reasons to vote against Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin Friday — he lied.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) offered Republicans the simplest of reasons to vote against Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin Friday — he lied.
Also remember that Gorsuch clerked for Justice Kennedy ("the swing vote") of the current Court. Consequently, Gorsuch may
When Senator Sessions walked into the hearing room this week, there was good reason to be skeptical that he would be able
When it became apparent last month that Donald Trump was forming a Cabinet largely made up of zillionaires, the New York
Although, as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, I do not get to ask Senator Jeff Sessions questions during his confirmation hearing (the Senate has that duty), I have been thinking a lot about what I would ask, and what I encourage Senators to ask with what is at stake.
Are there heroes who will oppose the confirmation of Trump’s nominees?
With a juicy dramatic role in HBO's smash success Confirmation and weekly chance to show off her hilarious comedic chops
Hill's recollection of incidents in which Thomas, her superior, had professed his interest in bestiality porn and Long Dong Silver, was a sobering wake-up call to members of the generation that had both endured the fanny-slapping Mad Men era and given rise to the women's-rights movement.
Although there are liberals who are disappointed that President Obama did not nominate someone more in the spirit of a William Brennan or a Thurgood Marshall, Merrick Garland is an exceptional choice. But Senate Republicans, led by the likes of Mitch McConnell and Charles Grassley, refuse even to consider his nomination.