Advocacy Groups Vow to Continue Fight as Brett Kavanaugh Advances
Republicans in the Senate Committee on the Judiciary ignored sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh to push their party’s nominee a step closer to the Supreme Court. Now the nation’s fate lies in the hands of the full Senate.
Cory Booker Risks It All During Brett Kavanaugh SCOTUS Nom Hearing
The New Jersey senator released confidential files, saying his act of “civil disobedience” is necessary so that Americans can know Kavanaugh’s views on race and what is at stake during the hearing.
WATCH: Brett Kavanaugh's Live Senate Hearing
NAACP President Derrick Johnson: “His views on voting rights, affirmative action, equal employment, fair housing and criminal justice could shut the courthouse door on justice for a generation.”
Stalled Prison Bill Gets New Life With Sentencing Reform Measures
The compromise measure has the backing of key Senate Republicans and could include provisions that reduce mandatory minimums and slash crack and cocaine sentencing disparities.
WATCH: Senate Committee Questions Jeff Sessions on Civil Rights Reversals
From revoking transgender protection to seeking mandatory minimums, the attorney general has been busy this year.
WATCH: Senate Hearing on Trump Administration's Decision to End DACA
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary is hearing arguments for and against ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.