Patrick Leahy

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks with reporters following the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon in the U.S. Capitol Nov. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
One advocate declared "it would be dangerously irresponsible for the House to pass this reauthorization."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Asked by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Il.) during Wednesday's hearing how certain she was that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was the individual who sexually assaulted her during a high school social gathering in the early 1980's, Christine Blasey Ford did not hesitate and responded confidently: "100 percent."
"Given how much that hurt to watch," said one observer of the hearing, "I can't...
Jon Queally, staff writer
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in by committee Chairman Chuck Grassley to testify during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 4, 2018 in Washington, DC.
While the nominee has a history of dishonesty and obfuscation, Ford has proven...