But Attorney General Eric Holder also told senators Wednesday that accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could be detained indefinitely if acquitted in a New York terror trial.
New York has seen seven major terror trials in the past, the most of any city in America. But residents – both ordinary citizens and elected officials – appear to be split over the decision to try the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks in the city.
A Republican effort to stall an Obama appeals court nominee failed Tuesday. A full Senate vote on Judge David Hamilton is set for Wednesday.
President Obama struck agreements with insurers, doctors, drug companies, and hospitals to keep them from turning against healthcare reform. What are they?
A state Republican lawmaker will introduce a resolution Tuesday to begin impeachment proceedings against South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.
A Supreme Court confirmation hearing is a Washington tradition that seems as old as the Constitution – but isn’t.
The Patriot Act is up for review, but Obama is poised to keep several of its key national surveillance provisions.
Democrats have the votes to approve her nomination to the Supreme Court this week. But Hispanics and the National Rifle Association – among others – will watch how senators vote.
But the Senate panel vote is nearly party-line, with just one Republican approving her nomination.
Six GOP senators have announced their intentions ahead of Tuesday's Judiciary Committee vote on the Supreme Court nominee.