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  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion? 1. Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) calling the late pop star Michael Jackson a pedophile, a pervert and a lowlife. 2. Rev. Al Sharpton claiming a ???disrespectful double standard??? in media coverage of.......
  • Sotomayor live blog: Leahy speaks

     
    by James Oliphant It's 10 a.m. and the hearing room in the Hart building is packed to the rafters. Nearly all the seats are filled by media. Reports of the near extinction of the Washington press corps seem to be......
  • Sotomayor hearing live analysis

     
    (AP/Gerald Hebert) by James Oliphant We are here again in Hart 216 and Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has begun his first round of questions. Each member of the panel will question Judge Sotomayor in 30-minute periods. Stay with the......
  • Coming up: Sotomayor live blogging

     
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and top Republican Jeff Sessions at a taping of the CBS program Face the Nation Sunday. (AP/Karin Cooper) by James Oliphant As a political spectator sport, Supreme Court confirmation hearings can fall...
  • Judge Sonia: Feinstein to her defense

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) began her 30 minutes of questions with a pointed defense of Sotomayor after the tough but fair questioning posed by GOP Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Orrin Hatch of Utah. Feinstein, like Sen. Patrick Leahy......
  • Sotomayor: Judiciary approves justice

     
    by David G. Savage and Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Hispanic member of the U.S. Supreme Court, won the support of the Senate Judiciary Committee today in a lopsided vote cast largely along party lines......
  • Sonia Sotomayor confirmed by Senate: First Latina on the U.S. Supreme Court

     
    by James Oliphant and David E. Savage and updated at 5 pm. Sonia Sotomayor completed an unlikely and historic journey today, one that began with her birth in a Bronx, New York, housing project 55 years ago and culminated in......
  • Video shows Sen. Obama thought a military tribunal was fine for Khalid Shaikh Mohammed

     
    Obama assured Senate 9/11 mastermind would get fine trial "with all the bells and whistles."...
  • Atty. Gen. Eric Holder on hot seat about sending 9/11 trials to NYC: 'We need not cower in the face of this enemy'

     
    It was a hearing in which both sides gave as good as they got. The ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Alabama's Jeff Sessions, criticized Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. for deciding to hold the trials of alleged......
  • Holder defends terrorist trial in New York

     
    by Michael Muskal Atty. Gen. Eric Holder today defended the Obama administration's decision to try professed terrorist mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in federal court and denied the move would give Mohammed a propaganda forum. "At the end of the day,.....
  • Could snow rescue jobs bill?

     
    Today was supposed to be the deadline for Democrats to bring a jobs bill to the Senate floor. But this weekend's epic snowstorm shuttered Washington, turning the roads into snow banks and shutting down staples of normalcy -- like the......
  • Sunday morning: Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates make the rounds; ‘Reliable Sources’ analyzes Tiger Woods’ return

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will be frequent presences on the Sunday morning talk-show circuit. They will discuss the U.S.-Russian treaty to reduce nuclear arms. Clinton and Gates talk to NBC's “Meet...