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Gov. Paul LePage's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services through the final months of his governorship will field questions from lawmakers... [Read More]
Legislators say they'll ask Ricker Hamilton to be candid about past troubles in the agency and how he plans to improve its accountability and responsiveness. [Read More]
The president will meet today with Janet Yellen to discuss the possibility of nominating her for a second term as the head of the Federal Reserve.... [Read More]
Quote of the Day: "I don't think he was telling the truth at his confirmation hearing in January. I don't think he's telling the truth... [Read More]
As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Minnesota Senator Al Franken was accorded time to question Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his regularly scheduled... [Read More]
Screenshot/Senate Judiciary Committee Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota had a heated exchange during Sessions' Wednesday hearing. The... [Read More]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday offered a revised account of his contacts with Russians during the 2016 campaign. During his confirmation hearing in January... [Read More]
Everybody Knows. Jeff Sessions lied to Al Franken at his Senate confirmation hearing about his interactions with Russian officials during the Presidential... [Read More]
Updated at 4:07 p.m. ET Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his prior testimony about his contacts with Russia's ambassador during last year's presidential campaign during... [Read More]
Rachel Maddow alerts viewers that Jeff Sessions will offer televised testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, his first appearance before that committee since... [Read More]
Sen. Tom Carper recently released the responses he received to questions he asked of Michael Dourson, Bill Wehrum, David Ross and Matthew Leopold — individuals... [Read More]
Gregory Katsas had his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday. [Read More]
Christopher Sharpley, the nominee to be inspector general of the CIA, testifies at his Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing. [Read More]
The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a confirmation hearing next week for the Trump administration's two nominees to fill vacancies at the Securities... [Read More]
The Republican-led Senate is on track to confirm Callista Gingrich as President Donald Trump's ambassador to the Vatican. A vote on Gingrich's nomination to... [Read More]
What Kirstjen Nielsen did — and didn't do — during the worst natural disaster in U.S. history will probably come up in her confirmation hearing. [Read More]
Some 26 years after her testimony in Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation hearing brought sexual harassment into the national spotlight, Anita Hill says she sees... [Read More]
Senator Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, introduces Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, not pictured, at the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee... [Read More]
Anita Hill entered the public spotlight 26 years ago when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing of current Supreme Court Justice Clarence... [Read More]
A Senate Judiciary Committee vote on a controversial appeals court pick Thursday prompted a discussion about when it is appropriate to ask questions about a nominee's... [Read More]