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Sens. Charles E. Grassley and Dianne Feinstein — at the time the chairman and ranking Democrat, respectively — listen to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testify during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh in 2020.

Feinstein broke glass ceilings during decades of Judiciary Committee work

Ranking member Rep. Jamie Raskin cites quotes by Republican members as Chairman James R. Comer looks on Thursday during a House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing on an impeachment inquiry of President Joe Biden.

House Republicans short on evidence to impeach Biden, witnesses tell panel

FBI Director Christopher Wray defended the Section 702 program during a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing in July.

Privacy board recommends changes to Section 702 surveillance authority

Chairman Jason Smith, R-Mo., makes a statement prior to a closed Ways and Means Committee meeting to review additional evidence submitted by IRS whistleblowers regarding allegations of misdeeds by President Joe Biden and his family, in the Longworth House Office Building on Wednesday.

House Republicans to call witnesses at first Biden impeachment probe hearing

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland testifies Wednesday during a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of the Department.

Garland stresses independence of prosecutor leading Hunter Biden probe

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland conducts a news conference in August to announce that U.S. Attorney David Weiss will be appointed special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden.

House GOP brings Garland to oversight hearing amid impeachment push

Speaker Kevin McCarthy announces he is directing the House to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Tuesday.

Biden impeachment probe may weaken congressional power, experts say

The Metropolitan Correctional Center, which is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, was closed in 2021 because of "substantial building deficiencies" that jeopardized safety, a DOJ watchdog report stated.

Congress poised to spend less on federal prison infrastructure

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., announces Tuesday he is directing the House to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.

House GOP announces formal impeachment inquiry into Biden

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the appointment of U.S. Attorney David Weiss as special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, in August.

Prosecutor says he’ll seek Hunter Biden indictment by Sept. 29

Rep. Terri Sewell, the only Democrat in the Alabama delegation, called the court's decision 'another victory for Black voters' in the state.

Federal court names special master to redraw Alabama congressional map

Former President Donald Trump points at the crowd Aug. 13 as he attends Round 3 of the LIV Golf-Bedminster 2023 at the Trump National in Bedminster, N.J.

Trump’s legal and political calendars poised to clash

House Minority Whip  Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., speaks during an event in June.

Newest Trump indictment leaves lawmakers repeating themselves

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney receives documents Monday from County Court Clerk Che Alexander in Atlanta, Ga. District Attorney Fani Willis brought evidence before a grand jury, which indicted former President Donald Trump and others.

Georgia grand jury indicts Trump over state’s 2020 election results

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland conducts a news conference Friday at the Department of Justice announcing that U.S. Attorney David Weiss will be appointed special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden.

Prosecutor overseeing Hunter Biden probe now a special counsel

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry testifies during a March hearing of the House Judiciary Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government on the case over allegations the government is directing social media companies to censor and suppress Americans' free speech.

Appeals court weighs order on social media content moderation

Former President Donald Trump speaks Saturday as the keynote speaker at the 56th Annual Silver Elephant Dinner hosted by the South Carolina Republican Party in Columbia, S.C.

DOJ seeks to protect evidence in Jan. 6 charges against Trump

The now-disbanded select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack holds a hearing to present evidence in July 2022. At the time, from left, were Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif.; counsel; Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla.; Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.; Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.; Jamie Raskin, D-Md.; counsel; Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; and Elaine Luria, D-Va.

House Democrats request live broadcasts of Trump court dates

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Thursday for an arraignment on four counts in federal court for his alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Trump makes first appearance in court on Jan. 6-related charges

Trump rioters occupy the West Front of the Capitol and the inauguration stands on Jan. 6, 2021.

Trump indictment highlights calls to lawmakers after Jan. 6 attack

Special Counsel John L. “Jack” Smith speaks at the Justice Department headquarters about a four-count indictment alleging former President Donald Trump tried to overturn the results of the 2020 election, which he lost.

Trump indicted in Washington over Jan. 6 attack on Capitol

FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives to testify at an oversight hearing before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on July 12.

White House advisory board urges changes to surveillance tool

Mar-a-Lago is seen in 2022 after the FBI raided the home of former President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Fla.

Special counsel adds charges to Trump classified documents case

House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan called off a Thursday meeting about whether to hold social media mogul Mark Zuckerberg in criminal contempt of Congress.

House panel backs away from Zuckerberg contempt vote

Mark Zuckerberg, then the CEO of Facebook, testifies remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in 2020 on "Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election."

House Judiciary panel plans contempt vote for Zuckerberg

The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building in Washington.

FBI improperly searched for US senator’s last name, court discloses

In this photo illustration, pages are viewed from the unsealed federal indictment of former President Donald Trump.

Florida judge: Trump documents trial will start in May

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during the House Judiciary Committee hearing titled “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Wednesday.

FBI director defends surveillance tool at House Judiciary hearing

FBI Director Christopher Wray, left, testifies at a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats in March.

FBI director to face harsh critics at House Judiciary oversight hearing

Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., right, greets Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, during a House Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in March on the fiscal 2024 budget request for the Department of Justice.

Law enforcement groups raise concerns on potential budget cuts

Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., attends a House Rules Committee meeting in May.

Appeals court rejects lawsuit over House fines for mask rule

Protesters in December jockey for position before cameras in front of the Supreme Court during oral arguments in a case about a Colorado anti-discrimination law and same-sex wedding websites.

Supreme Court backs right to not make same-sex wedding websites

Visitors on Tuesday file into the U.S. Supreme Court building before the court handed down decisions.

Supreme Court broadens religious protections for workers

Members of the Senate Finance Committee in 2017 participate in a markup of a tax bill that would become law later that year. From left, Sens. Debbie Stabenow, Ron Wyden, then-Chairman Orrin Hatch and Sen. Charles E. Grassley.

Supreme Court to decide case on congressional taxing power

The Supreme Court at sunrise.

Supreme Court upholds criminal provision on inducing immigration

New York Republican Rep. George Santos is pictured outside the Capitol in May after the last votes of the week.

House Ethics Committee expands inquiry into Rep. George Santos

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., seen Wednesday at a news conference in the Capitol, said mass shooters have been aided by pistol braces.

Senate Democrats reject measure to block pistol brace rule

The Supreme Court building is seen at dusk in Washington.

Supreme Court rejects Navajo Nation push on water rights

Dale Ho, right, approaches microphones with other lawyers to speak to reporters outside of the Supreme Court after arguments in 2019 over a citizenship question the Trump administration sought to add to the 2020 census.

Senate confirms voting rights lawyer as New York federal judge

From left, Rep. Ralph Norman; Ed Martin, president of the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund; and Jeffrey Clark, former Acting Assistant Attorney General, talk before the start of a field hearing hosted by Rep. Matt Gaetz on Tuesday.

Trump arraignment sparks Capitol Hill action from supporters

NSA surveillance protesters march in 2013 from Union Station to the U.S. Capitol to voice opposition to government's surveillance of online activity and phone calls.

Senators want privacy safeguards in renewing surveillance tool

Sen. Mike Lee talks with reporters in the U.S. Capitol this month.

Senate panel to question agencies on key foreign surveillance tool

Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks Wednesday during a ceremony in the Capitol.

Trump indictment could further test House GOP majority unity

Former President Donald Trump greets supporters at a Team Trump volunteer leadership training event in Iowa last week.

After long suspense, political world reacts to Trump federal indictment

Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, conducts a news conference after a meeting in the Capitol Visitor Center.

House GOP scraps contempt-of-Congress meeting for FBI head

House Oversight and Accountability Chairman James R. Comer conducts a news conference Monday after a meeting in the Capitol where he and ranking member Jamie Raskin reviewed an FBI document that alleges a criminal financial scheme involving then-Vice President Joe Biden.

House GOP presses forward with contempt against FBI director

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing in November.

McCarthy floats contempt for FBI director over document request

Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, right, shakes hands with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., before the start of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law hearing on artificial intelligence last week.

Lawmakers suggest agency to supervise artificial intelligence

The Supreme Court building is seen at dusk in Washington.

Supreme Court sides with social media giants on liability laws

The facade of the Supreme Court building.

Supreme Court declines to block Illinois gun restrictions