Saturday, November 25, 2017
Home Tags United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Tag: United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Senate to start concentrating on gun control bills next week

The Senate Judiciary Committee seems all but certain to start voting on an assault weapons ban and other gun curbs next week, Congress' first...

Victims, academics, others join in on gun fight

A woman whose Chicago police officer brother was fatally shot in 2010 says it's time for Congress to pass laws keeping guns from criminals....

NRA, gun control advocates face off before Senate

The National Rifle Association and gun-control advocates, including the husband of wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, are facing off at the year's first Senate...

Kagan nomination clears Senate panel

President Barack Obama's second US Supreme Court pick, Elena Kagan, drew one step closer Tuesday to being just the fourth woman to reach the...

Problem for GOP: Where’s the passion?

Republican senators have already blamed the breezy confirmation process for Elena Kagan on simple math, saying Kagan’s confirmation to the Supreme Court is already...

Republicans line up to oppose Kagan

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan drew opposition Friday from Republican leader Mitch McConnell and two other GOP senators, raising the prospect of a confirmation...

Kagan takes cautious road in confirmation hearings

Elena Kagan is following the path of every recent Supreme Court nominee in pledging "a fair shake for every American" who comes before the...

The Sestak bribe offer: Obama’s Watergate?

The Obama administration's apparent attempt to bribe Rep. Joe Sestak with a plum federal appointment if he dropped out of the race against Sen....

Obama talking to potential Supreme Court nominees

Pushing forward with one of his most consequential decisions, President Barack Obama has begun informal talks with potential nominees for the Supreme Court. And...

Battle lines drawn over liberal court pick

California law professor Goodwin Liu will be a test case of President Barack Obama's ability to win confirmation for a liberal appeals court nominee. Round...