What Senate’s 50-50 Split Means for Biden Supreme Court Pick

What Senate’s 50-50 Split Means for Biden Supreme Court Pick

This post was originally published on this siteEvenly divided between the two major parties, the U.S. Senate has operated for more than a year under a power-sharing arrangement that gives Democrats a leg up (thanks to Vice President Kamala Harris’s tie-breaking vote) but makes Republicans more than a silent minority....

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson prepares for final day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson prepares for final day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings

This post was originally published on this siteSupreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is one step closer to a confirmation vote as she enters her last day of hearings after two days and nearly 24 hours of questioning from lawmakers. NBC News’ Ali Vitali explains what to expect from...

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Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to face more questions during third day of confirmation hearings

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to face more questions during third day of confirmation hearings

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, will face another round of questions on Wednesday from lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee during the third day of her historic confirmation hearings.

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Live updates: Senate to begin confirmation hearing for Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biden’s Supreme Court pick

Live updates: Senate to begin confirmation hearing for Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biden’s Supreme Court pick

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate Judiciary Committee opens a four-day hearing on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biden’s nominee for the Supreme Court.

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Senate Republicans boycott vote on Federal Reserve nominees

Senate Republicans boycott vote on Federal Reserve nominees

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Republicans boycotted a vote Tuesday afternoon in protest of President Joe Biden’s nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the top banking regulator, halting a slate of pending nominees for the central bank of the United States.

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F.D.A. Nominee Faces Steep Climb to Senate Confirmation

F.D.A. Nominee Faces Steep Climb to Senate Confirmation

This post was originally published on this siteDr. Robert Califf, a former agency commissioner, is encountering opposition over federal opioid and abortion policies and his industry ties.

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