senate judiciary

Senators argue over Kavanaugh White House records

Thirteen years ago this week, President George W. Bush was grappling with his administration's mishandling of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast when he suddenly had an opportunity to appoint the next chief justice of the United States. At his side was staff secretary Brett Kavanaugh.

FBI grilled by Senate Judiciary Committee

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and Russia was effectively on trial Monday at the first congressional hearing into the Justice Department watchdog report that faulted key decisions in the FBI's handling of the 2016 Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Senate Judiciary Committee takes up #MeToo in courts

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony related to judicial misconduct on Wednesday, including from a Washington lawyer who says she collected numerous accounts of sexual harassment by judges, in the first public airing of U.S. judges' #MeToo moment.