A big change since the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings has been the #MeToo movement, which has made it less likely that women's accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men will be brushed off.
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced a grilling from senators on the Judiciary Committee Wednesday over his views on the president's executive authority.
Sen. Richard Shelby told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that he hoped Trump's meeting with Putin could mark a turning point for relations between the two countries.
"[T]ech companies must continue to push back on Chinese suppression of free expression," Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy told CNBC.
Senators Ted Cruz and Patrick Leahy wrote to Tim Cook, demanding answers after Apple took down VPN apps in China.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions about the firing of FBI director James Comey and undeclared meetings with Russian officials at a Senate hearing.
Democratic lawmakers demanded the appointment of a special prosecutor after FBI Director James Comey was fired on Tuesday.
The budget will strip infrastructure funding from federal agencies to divert funds to a forthcoming executive branch infrastructure plan.
AG Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign season last year.
U.S. President Barack Obama will press Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.