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Kirk was already one of two Republican senators, with Susan Collins of Maine, to call for hearings on Obama’s nominee.
They hope to put pressure on Republican lawmakers who face tough reelection fights.
But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) isn’t planning on meeting with the new nominee, and Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) won’t be granting him any face time until April at the earliest.
Cruz now has two endorsements in the Senate.
Complete 24-hour closure of D.C.’s Metro system draws complaints, safety concerns.
In a lengthy address, the top Senate Democrat calls on GOP leaders to withdraw support for Trump: ‘What more do they need to see?’
Garland, 63, is the highly regarded chief judge of the D.C. federal appeals court.
Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen called for free bus service system-wide and the for OPM to grant federal workers unscheduled leave or the option to telework.
De Blasio became the latest liberal politician to call for a balancing of security and privacy amid Apple clash.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is promising a ‘sustained campaign’ linking vulnerable Republicans to Trump.
In a radio interview, the House speaker criticized those who “stoke anger for political gain.“
‘I am way on the civil liberties side of this thing,’ the president said. ‘But the danger is real.’
A leader of a Texas pro-gun group says he will not change protest plans due to Obama visit.
The Republican Judiciary Committee chairman vowed to stand up to Democratic pressure to act on President Obama’s promised nominee.
Top panel Democrat accuses GOP of ‘dereliction of our constitutional duty’ to take up Supreme Court nominee.
Some see this as the last chance for the first black president to seat an African American justice.
Ryan knew being House speaker would be hard. But has Trump made it impossible?
This is a tough time for the speaker with Trump stoking controversy on the trail and conservatives rebelling against a budget in the House.
‘We’re not getting to politicize this process in the middle of a presidential election year,’ Grassley said.
McCain says he endorsed Mitt Romney’s critique of Trump and his views in a Thursday statement.