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The proposed rule change follows the first female Muslim members being elected to Congress.

  • Nov 16, 2018

The Judiciary Committee chair has just a few weeks left to order witnesses to appear in the inquiry into how law enforcement conducted its Trump investigation.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Graham would assume the spot as one of Trump’s strongest allies — but also, occasionally, one of his harshest critics.

  • Nov 16, 2018

The proposal would ban the sale of offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia and impose sanctions on those blocking humanitarian aid from reaching civilians.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Sen. Rand Paul’s resolution to deny arms to Bahrain, which hosts the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet, fell far short of the votes it needed to pass, despite growing anti-Saudi sentiment in Congress.

  • Nov 15, 2018

The move could complicate Republicans’ hope of confirming dozens of conservative judges this year.

  • Nov 14, 2018

The Office of Legal Counsel memo says the president has the authority to appoint a non-Senate-confirmed attorney general in an acting capacity.

  • Nov 14, 2018

In a letter to the heads of the Justice Department and FBI, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) demanded full responses to Democratic lawmakers’ unanswered letters by year’s end.

  • Nov 13, 2018

The seven lawmakers argued the acting attorney general has “clear bias” against the Mueller probe.

  • Nov 12, 2018

"Ms. Haspel's role in overseeing the use of torture by Americans is disturbing. Her refusal to acknowledge torture's immorality is disqualifying," McCain says.

  • May 9, 2018
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