Testimony about Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s judicial record was divided on Thursday, as hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up.
Gary Martin is the Washington correspondent for the Review-Journal covering Congress. He previously served as political and government editor for the San Antonio Express-News. He has worked at newspapers in Texas and Arizona. Martin received a journalism degree from Colorado State University.
The confirmation votes fill seats that have been open since 2016 and 2018 and were considered judicial emergencies.
Republican senators continued to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on her record of sentencing criminals, especially in child porn cases.
Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson answered questions about her record as a public defender and a judge as her confirmation hearing entered its second day.
Appeals Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson spoke on Monday, the opening day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
If confirmed, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson would be the first Black woman and the first former public defender to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nevada lawmakers were successful in securing funding for 52 projects that include road improvements in Las Vegas and Henderson.
Rep. Steven Horsford cited the benefits in pushing to make child care tax credits permanent, which Republicans and a key Democratic senator oppose.
Economic sanctions are crippling Russia, but more needs to be done to curtail the military invasion and aggression in Ukraine, Roman Popadiuk says.
The bill, backed by casino industry groups, would raise the trigger for IRS reporting of winnings from $1,200 to $5,000.
President Joe Biden outlined an ambitious domestic agenda during his State of the Union speech, making several pleas for American unity.
Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., said the response from the United States and allies would be harsh to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Nevada U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen and a bipartisan group of senators are seeking to end tariffs on solar panels, which they say increase prices and cost U.S. jobs.