Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in on Saturday as the 114th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, after the Senate voted confirm his nomination amid an emotional, weeks-long debate.
Big-money conservative groups are targeting red-state Democrats as they fight to survive the grueling midterm elections.
Popular support had been waning for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh even before another bombshell report of sexual misconduct appeared late Sunday.
Already, several Republicans who hold swing votes have showed qualms about pushing forward with the judge's confirmation.
As of mid-September, roughly 40 percent of the more than half a billion dollars in direct contributions raised by Senate candidates had flowed into 10 battleground races that will decide control of the chamber.
The opening minutes of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing include a dramatic call from Democratic senators to adjourn as committee Chairman Chuck Grassley struggles to maintain order.
The Senate Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing with Kavanaugh on Tuesday. He's President Trump's second nominee to the Supreme Court.
President Donald Trump heads to Indiana where he will slam Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, while Vice President Mike Pence will go to Wisconsin to boost Republican Leah Vukmir and criticize Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
All of them could soon be targeted by pro-Trump political action groups trying to unseat Democrats in the states Trump won in the 2016 presidential election.
A handful of swing vote senators will get to decide whether Trump's nominee — likely a young conservative — will make it on the Supreme Court.
Collins and Murkowski will decide whether to support Trump's choice partly based on where the judge stands on Roe v. Wade.
The GOP game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement.
The political network funded by billionaire Charles Koch is planning to release attack ads targeting seven senators for voting against President Trump's $15.4 billion spending cuts package.
Trump aims to help GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who's running in a tight race against Democrat Phil Bredesen.
Haspel gets confirmed despite concerns about her role at the CIA when it used tactics widely considered torture.
Trump's CIA pick Gina Haspel writes that the brutal interrogation program "is not one the CIA should have undertaken."
President Donald Trump warned at a rally on Thursday that Democrats would disrupt the economic progress of his administration.
Rep. Robert Pittenger lost a primary challenge, while Reps. Todd Rokita, Luke Messer and Evan Jenkins lost Senate primaries.
Braun will try to take down Sen. Joe Donnelly, one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the chamber.
In West Virginia, Indiana and Ohio, Republicans will choose nominees who will challenge Democratic Senate incumbents.