by Josh Israel Feb 18, 2016 Updated: Mar 1, 2016
Most of the 54 Senate Republicans have already made it clear that think his seat should remain vacant until 2017 so the next president can make the determination
by Ian Millhiser & Bryan Dewan Feb 17, 2016
The United States Senate is only marginally more democratic than the British House of Lords.
by Josh Israel Feb 16, 2016
"There’s a strong likelihood that at least one of them will leave the bench, which means that Obama, if reelected, will likely be able to replace one of them with a liberal."
by Scott Keyes Feb 16, 2016
One GOP senator willing to tell it like it is.
by Ian Millhiser Feb 16, 2016
There is no such thing as a consensus nominee that can unite the sort of people who view Justice Thomas as a hero with the sort of people who view him as a crank.
by Natasha Geiling Feb 15, 2016
In 2008, Grassley railed against the "unjustified slowness" of the confirmation process.
by Ian Millhiser Dec 27, 2015
One of the most basic functions of the United States Senate came to a near stop the day Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took over as Senate Majority Leader.
by Samantha Page Dec 9, 2015
Why are we talking about the religion of poor, low-lying nations?
by Natasha Geiling Dec 5, 2015
As GOP representatives work to kill a climate deal back home, Democratic senators traveled to Paris to voice their support
by Kate Martin -- Guest Contributor & Ken Gude - Guest Contributor Dec 2, 2015
A cynical grab at the spotlight in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.