Brett Kavanaugh Questioning Begins


After a sometimes raucous day of opening statements on Tuesday, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing his first round of questioning from Senators on Wednesday. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee want to know about Kavanaugh's position on a range of issues including abortion, healthcare and presidential power. The nominee also faces questions about his time working in the Bush administration and his time working under independent counsel Ken Starr.

Brett Kavanaugh Opening Statements

9:30a.m. ET, Tuesday, September 4, 2018


Kavanaugh hearings begin: Opening statements are underway in the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Watch the hearing live.
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WGVU's Decision 2018

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Bill Schuette (R)

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Brian Calley (R)

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Sen Patrick Colbeck (R)

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Trump press conference with Italian PM

President Trump is holding a news conference at the White House with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Conte has been in the office for a few months. His approach to government in Italy has been compared to that of Donald Trump in the United States. Italy has recently hardened its approach to immigration, for instance, and challenged European Union partners. Trump, for his part, has expressed support for Conte, at one point tweeting that "the people of Italy got it right!" Watch the news conference live.
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Senate Judiciary Hearing On School Safety

9:30am ET, Wednesday, March 14
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on school safety following the mass shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The committee is hearing from a Stoneman Douglas teacher as well as from the father of one of the shooting victims, Florida lawmakers and Justice Department officials. Watch the hearing live.

Trump-Swedish PM Joint Press Conference

President Trump is hosting Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the White House. On the agenda are issues of economic growth, innovation and security. The two leaders are also taking questions from both American and Swedish members of the press. Watch the news conference live.
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U.S Representative Fred Upton #3714

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Discussing the future of healthcare in America with U.S. Representative Fred Upton.

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters #3712

We take a closer look at the GOP budget and tax reform plans.

PBS NewsHour

Shields and Brooks on GOP tax bill’s economic impact

Mark Shields and David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics.

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Tax bill’s mandate repeal deals blow to Affordable Care Act

Trump says the GOP tax overhaul is a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Here’s how.

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U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga #3710

U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump delivers the 2018 State of the

WASHINGTON — Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress.