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The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings on President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29.
American University professor blasts Supreme Court rulings on campaign spending, saying the court’s reasoning also means paying for sex is free speech.
Railing against the Koch Brothers, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., declared his support for a constitutional amendment that would reverse a recent Supreme Court ruling and limit campaign contributions.
One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.
A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday implored Senate colleagues to support a sweeping overhaul of federal sentencing guidelines, saying they disproportionately affect minorities and are reminiscent of Jim Crow-era laws.
A Justice Department official says the federal government will enable financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of James Comey to be director of the FBI, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.
Vice President Joe Biden says the Obama administration will do everything in its power to ensure fair voting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling stopping part of the Voting Rights Act enforcement.
The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation’s immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.