Meanwhile, a new poll shows that Kavanaugh's support from the public is narrower than usual for a Supreme Court nominee, another detail that could point to a tough confirmation process for the judge.
The Senate minority leader, the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and more than a dozen members of the Senate Foreign Relations committee all called on the president to cancel the meeting.
It's an argument without much basis in law or Supreme Court precedent, experts tell CNBC, but it could be politically effective.
Schultz is just one of several business titans whose possible political aspirations might influence the next campaign for the White House.
Sen. Cory Booker fell in line with other high-profile Democrats by vowing to stop accepting donations from corporate PACs.
Here's what we'll be watching for when President Trump marks the end of a year in office with his first formal State of the Union address.
New Jersey Senator, Cory Booker, makes a case for Amazon's HQ2 to come to Newark, New Jersey.
President Donald Trump has authoritarian tendencies, therefore checks and balances are needed to protect special counsels, says Sen. Cory Booker.
CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) discuss the possibility of another government shutdown as the government funding bill runs out and how New Jersey is the best home for Amazon's second headquarters.
Conservative lawmakers have dampened GOP leaders' plans to prevent a government shutdown.
Oprah Winfrey could best help the Democrats in 2020 by carefully endorsing another candidate, says Jake Novak.
Jeff Merkley, Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders have also either said the president should consider resigning or outright urged him to step down.
Three women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexually harassing or assaulting them demand a congressional investigation, USA Today reports.
Puerto Rico's situation could get worse without Congress' help, said Raul Maldonado, the island's Treasury secretary.
The independent senator's health-care legislation would effectively abolish the insurance industry and cover every adult U.S. resident.
Two members of the Senate moved Thursday to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump.
After Trump's win, Democrats should prepare for a packed debate stage similar to the GOP in 2016, says National Review's Jim Geraghty.
"Honestly, this could be the first trillion-dollar company," equity analyst James Cakmak says.
GOP struggles are getting all the press, but Democrats have their own fault lines, as the party's protracted 2016 primary battle made clear.
He's staffing up, touring the country, and still drawing record crowds, says Matthew Yglesias.