Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in at the White House in a ceremony on the South Lawn after the Senate voted to confirm her to the Supreme Court in a 52-48 vote.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to send the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate for a vote.
The Senate Judiciary Committee formally scheduled to approve Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on Thursday morning following two days of questioning.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for the third day of confirmation hearings by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on the second day of confirmation hearings.
Sen. Mike Lee, a Utah Republican, was among the government officials, including President Donald Trump, who recently battled coronavirus infection.
U.S. Senate candidate Willie Wilson will self-quarantine for more than a week after testing positive for the coronavirus, his campaign said Thursday.
The CEOs of technology giants Facebook, Google and Twitter are expected to testify for an Oct. 28 Senate hearing on tech companies’ control over hate speech and misinformation on their platforms.
Several US senators have introduced legislation that would make it a federal crime to target police officers.
The 52-47 vote fell well short of what was needed to overcome a filibuster and seems likely to end hopes for coronavirus relief before the November election.
DeJoy testified to a Senate panel that it’s his “sacred duty” to ensure election mail delivery. But he told senators he can not yet provide a specific plan to do so.
It would establish an enhanced use-of-force database, restrictions on chokeholds and new training and commissions to study law enforcement and race.
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., temporarily stepped aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday after the FBI served a search warrant for his cellphone as part of an ongoing insider-trading investigation tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
House Democrats declared that “no president” has ever abused power the way Donald Trump did in his Ukraine dealings as they opened their second day of arguments Thursday in the historic impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate.
Chief Justice John Roberts and all 100 senators were sworn-in Thursday as the impeachment trial for President Donald Trump begins.
The top Senate Republican is denouncing the "unfair" House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassuring Trump and his supporters that "moments like this are why the United States Senate exists.”