Topic: Patrick Leahy
In Pictures Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal
Senators vote to end debate on GOP-Obama tax deal, clearing the way for its passage. Attention now shifts to the House, where liberal Democrats are expected to discuss revisions.
12/13/2010 09:15 pm
Privately, the US warned Pakistan that it risks losing this and other American aid if it does not adopt a more aggressive stance toward militants. The Pakistan aid package was announced Friday.
10/22/2010 04:06 pm
Elena Kagan debate began in the Senate Tuesday. The start of several days of discussion over her nomination to the Supreme Court was marked by partisan divides, but Elena Kagan is expected to easily win confirmation.
08/03/2010 09:28 pm
The UAE's BlackBerry ban drew condemnation from freedom monitors and the US government, but nothing from Canada, BlackBerry's home country. 'Maybe it’s summer and they’re away,' says one watchdog.
08/03/2010 06:16 pm
The decision to delay the Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is routine. It points to Republican concerns about Ms. Kagan.
07/13/2010 03:25 pm
Elena Kagan is as guarded as any other Supreme Court nominee about her views on specific cases. But she is winning over senators anyway – by drawing giggles, laughs and even some outright guffaws from the lawmakers.
06/30/2010 11:47 am
Elena Kagan, the Supreme Court nominee, was challenged bluntly by Republicans on the issue of the military's presence at Harvard Law School.
06/29/2010 03:16 pm
The Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan begin Monday. Here is a primer on how a deeply partisan Senate might challenge her.
06/28/2010 09:59 am
Deans of 68 major law schools endorsed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Her experience heading the Harvard Law School prepared her to decide some of the country’s toughest issues, they say.
06/15/2010 09:08 pm