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The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary (informally Senate Judiciary Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate, of the United States Congress.

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Canadian economist Alex Tabarrok is now testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about immigration reform.
Losing from Senate Judiciary committee would be a disaster for civil liberties, privacy, transparency
It has to go through the House Judiciary Committee before it can go to the Senate for a vote;
The FBI is reviewing new emails related to Hillary Clinton’s time at the State Department, Director James Comey says https…
Worth doing: Call Democratic members of Senate Judiciary Committee, ask for probe of FBI+Russia Trump interference.
Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on record labels accounting practices. Before it was over the labels had a bloody nose & RIAA
Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on ag chemical deals
JUST IN: FBI is reviewing new emails in Clinton probe, director tells Senate Judiciary Committee
We all forget Joe was on that all-white male senate judiciary committee for the Hill/Thomas hearings being racist & dumb af
FBI reviewing new emails in Clinton probe. FBI Director James Comey said Friday the bureau is reviewing new emai
"many conservative appellate nominees were stalled in Senate Judiciary Committee and never given hearings or committee votes"
380 foreign born per DOJ Senate Judiciary Committee on Immigration and National Interest
if the right wants us to unify...a first step might to for the senate judiciary committee to start the Garland hearings
We have allowed Senate judiciary committee to hide from world. Enough is enough
"Polls wrong" COMEY FBI SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, RUSSIA, WIKILEAKS have decimated US democracy and our country
The Senate Judiciary Committee is determined not to let Obama get another Justice on the Supreme Court
Grewal set for confirmation hearing to be permanent Bergen Prosecutor: The Senate Judiciary Committee is due to……
Sessions is a member of the Armed Services Committee on the Senate, as well as a senior member of the Judiciary Committee.
They will sing a different tune if the Senate Judiciary Committee and FBI did their jobs
Senate screens Justices Bage, Galinje for S/Court. The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal...
Worked on Capitol Hill when Chairman of US Senate Judiciary Committee...Joe's a Good Guy...kinda Crazy..b…
I admit I thought the Senate judiciary committee was going to cave.
Trump tells roaring crowd FBI is reopening case into Clinton’s “criminal & illegal conduct”
Comey notified Congress of email probe despite DOJ concerns ⚡️Sue him!
John Cornyn, US Senator from Texas serves on the committee of the Budget, Finance, and Judiciary, and senate majority whip
Senate screens two nominees for Supreme Court justices: The Senate Committee on Judiciary…
2/3 testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, etc...and will tell you that you quickly understand why people don't get
I hope Dems on Senate Judiciary Committee use all means available to block every Trump SCOTUS appointee.
Will the Senate Judiciary Committee refuse to nominate if Trump does not pick from his list?
In Iowa, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley, targeted by Dems over Scalia vacancy, coasts to 24-point victory.
231 days since Merrick Garland was nominated to it's time for the Senate Judiciary Committee to https…
How did Trump win Florida? Maybe it was about disgust with globalization, or maybe...
2007- In vivid testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, Comey said he alerted FBI Director Robert S. Mueller
McConnell isn't up for re-election this time, but Chuck Grassley of Iowa is (chairs Senate Judiciary Committee). V…
Justice David H. Souter's Supreme Court nomination was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee today in 1990.
Today in 2005: John Roberts' nomination as chief justice clears Senate Judiciary Committee. Food and SCOTUS:
Farm groups weigh in: U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to examine merger mania: -MLO
Fifteen Jewish groups joined an interfaith coalition in calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to consider...
At 10ET, the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. Watch here:
The IG will testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow at 10am about Oversight of the DEA
blogs on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the FCC’s Proposed Privacy Rules.
Email Privacy Act passes unanimously in House; moves to Senate Judiciary Committee
He's still the *** that allowed Anita Hill to be obliterated in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee
judges of the Supreme Court". Unless the voters u r speaking of are the Senate Judiciary Committee then I c no probs with Obama
Meg Leal, former Asst. Counsel to the US Senate Judiciary Committee, presents on Local and State Level
Senate Judiciary Committee to vote on lobbying bill: PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- On the same day this week that the top…
Senate Judiciary Committee to vote on lobbying bill
rules defended on Capitol Hill at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing by Chairman Tom Wheeler yesterday
GOP Senator: Trump needs to earn my vote: Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Republican Senator J...
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on nomination of Madison attorney Don Schott to 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
More info about this afternoon's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the new rules
Important TIME CHANGE: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on 702 tomorrow is now at 9:30.
The Tempting of America Judge Bork Shares a Personal Account of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Hearing on His
GREAT NEWS from Rep Senate Judiciary Committee will hear H.3036 on Tues! https…
Senate Judiciary Committee will meet at 3 pm tomorrow in Gressette 308. To watch live, go here:
Senate Judiciary Committee votes to approve "a bill of rights" for survivors of sexual assault.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chuck Grassley and Merrick Garland go way back, but when the Republican Senate Judiciary Committee cha…
It's still a no on nominee for this key Republican.
"...a Senate that included just two women and a Judiciary Committee made up entirely of older white men, was set up to fail Anita Hill."
lied his fat *** off B4 the Senate Judiciary Committee. . told the truth & that *** HOLE was still elected! .
It is a constitutional duty of the U.S. Senate, through the Judiciary Committee, to hold confirmation hearings
U.S. SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE voted to approve Clare Connors to fill the vacancy on the U.S. District Court for...
Yes, it did. Then it sat for six weeks and died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. ^JC
Watching Confirmation makes me look forward to seeing women like in the Senate & hopeful king on the judiciary committee
Anita Hill helped usher in tons of women legislators because the Senate Judiciary committee was trash!
The fact that they completely ignored that the senate judiciary committee came to her is mad disrespectful
You did it, advocates! The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed Kevin and Avonte's law this week!
A Dose of Accountability for the FBI? Bill to Protect Agency Whistleblowers Passes Senate Judiciary Committee
He was the head of the Senate judiciary committee, and as such had the power & discretion to call certain witnesses
My oped in corrects the record on tenure as Judiciary Committee Chairman on nominees: https:/…
Y'all see Carol Mosely Braun joined the Senate Judiciary Committee after the Thomas confirmation and so much changed for women.
The Grazing Bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary & Legal Matters is that it will involve amending the Land Use Act.
After public hearing, the bill came up on the floor of the senate for 1st reading in 2009 and was referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary.
I hated all those men on the Senate Judiciary Committee for how they treated Anita Hill and for giving us a PERVERT!
Amazing to see the 14-member Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 being all white men. Hello, America. Justice or Just us?…
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley had breakfast Tuesday with the man whose elevation to the Supreme Court he has vowed
Dear Senate Judiciary Committee. If you did your job the rest of the week, Saturday would be a lot more exciting for y…
Reminder: 25 yrs after the Thomas hearings, the number of men to women on the Senate Judiciary Committee is still 18-2.
IMAGINE if there were women on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Clarence Thomas would NOT be a SCOTUS.
The Senate Judiciary Committee failed to recognize one key factor- the victim is NOT the villain.
Senate Judiciary Committee has rescheduled hearing "The Distortion of EB-5 Targeted Employee Areas: Time to End the Abuse" for Wed, April 13
EB-5 News Blog: Regional Centers in the USA: Senate Judiciary Committee to hold Hearing on TEAs...
Friendly reminder we would still like the Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing for POTUS' SCOTUS nominee
Judge Merrick Garland needs a fair hearing. I hope people never forget the inactions of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
House-approved bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee is before Senate Judiciary Committee this Tues.
Senate Judiciary Committee member Amy Klobuchar responds to the nomination of federal appellate judge Merrick Garland.
When the was Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, every single nominee got a hearing and a vote.
House Bill 40 (felony expungement) passes the Senate Judiciary Committee. Now will head to the Senate floor for discussio…
Somebody needs to tell Mitch McConnell & the Senate Judiciary Committee that Obama isn't 3/5 a president.
During her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted...
Senate Judiciary Committee is going off the rails, denying the election of Do we have political recourse??
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Watching the Senate Judiciary Committee thinking about all that is in the balance this election. Whether Hillary or Bernie-don't sit home!
AG Loretta Lynch testified today at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, that the Justice Department has...
If your U.S. Senator is on the Senate Judiciary Committee, we need you to Take Some Action! Tomorrow, the...
Spring fever on Senate Judiciary Committee this morn, for sure
The bill is stalled in the Senate Judiciary Committee and supporters say they need some help.
what in the world are you doing on the Senate Judiciary committee? time to perform one of our most important constitutional
The Senate Judiciary Committee said it won't even meet with any SCOTUS nominee.
Senate Judiciary Committee now hearing SB 216. sponsored by
A gun to allow guns on Georgia college campuses is closer to becoming reality. What are your thoughts?.
The House bill, now pending in the Senate Judiciary Committee, adds a section to the West Virginia Lottery Act.
Last week on the Hill, in a strongly worded letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, (R-IA),...
Tell the Senate Judiciary Committee to stand with sexual assault survivors.
1 year ago today, NC native Loretta Lynch’s nomination for AG was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. She’s doin…
Last week, Senator Mitch McConnell gathered the Republican majority on the Senate Judiciary Committee together...
Under Grassley, "the full Judiciary committee has not met since to discuss the nomination or any other topic."
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Constituents have told Mr. Grassley, head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, that they want the panel to take up a nominee …
not sure about this...Misdemeanor DNA bill passes Senate Judiciary Committee - Aurora Sentinel
82 orgs condemned Republican Senate Judiciary Committee members for obstruction of nom process
I added a video to a playlist Sen. Cruz Defends Second Amendment in Senate Judiciary Comm…
Wow - Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee just said they'll REFUSE to consider ANY Obama nominee
The process says Senate judiciary committee can hold hearings before submission to senate for confirmation.
Weird for a guy who serves on Senate Judiciary Committee.
Snapchatting with Senator this morning as we tell members of the Senate Judiciary Committee: https…
This is the man chairing the Senate Judiciary Committee. He's also not a lawyer, which seems relevant.
Neither the majority leader nor the Judiciary Committee speaks for the Senate as a whole; only all 100 can do that.
(AP) -- Former Iowa Lt. Gov. Patty Judge has decided to run for the seat held by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley
Senate Judiciary Committee: we're following the Constitution, are you?
There's no lawful basis to categorically refuse to consider a SCOTUS appointment https:/…
For the next Justice, Americans& I want a nominee and a hearing Senate Judiciary Committee
Effect of obstruction. Chuck Grassley, who’s on the Senate Judiciary Committee, faces a Dem challenge in November:
"An unprecedented act of obstruction." Joe Biden on the Senate Judiciary Committee's refusal to hold hearings:
Senate Judiciary Committee squishes HB136, which would extend death penalty to human trafficking resulting in death
Misdemeanor DNA bill would help identify repeat offenders, especially in sexual assault cases
"all 11 Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee met in secret to sign a loyalty oath refusing to do their job" https:…
This man is the Chair of the Judiciary Committee:
27 times Judiciary Committee Chariman Chuck Grassley demanded the senate vote on judicial nominees: …
Composite portrait of the Senate Majority Leader and the Republicans of the Senate Judiciary Committee:
G.O.P. Obstructionism and the Supreme Court: Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee think they hav...
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.
Thank you Senate Judiciary Committee for standing up and making the decision to wait for the next President for SCOTUS…
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte supports a decision by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee not to hold a hearing on...
What gives Texas & Utah the special privilege of having BOTH their Senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee? Talk about voter suppression!
Reminder: this person (Thom Tillis) serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee:
Michigan bill designed to place animal abusers on statewide registry list passed the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Waiting for public hearing on concealed carry bill to begin in Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Leahy: Senate should give Obama's nominee a vote: The top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee s...
Ted Cruz, The Senator from the great State of Texas you forgot to mention also sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee
You're lying. told the Senate Judiciary Committee is was explicitly NOT a poison pill but to ensure pass…
Grassley Statement on Justice Scalia. . Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made...
Happy to announce that the Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to approve the nomination of Mary McElroy
Goodlatte: It’s Inexcusable for Senate Democrats to Reject Bill to Protect Americans from ISIS Judiciary Committee
Everyone knows that her nomination didn't make it through the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Failure to track foreign visitors angers Congress via
It was an outstanding hearing conducted by Senator John Bonacic, Chair of the NYS Senate Judiciary Committee...
NYS Chief Judge-nominee introducing her family to Senate Judiciary Committee, including her son who is a Columbia alumnus.
NYS Senate Judiciary Committee taking up the nomination of the new Chief Judge this afternoon.
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee released a scathing statement Friday, calling on Hillary Clinton to "come clea…
- Government's failure to track foreign visitors angers Congress
Government's failure to track foreign visitors angers Congress
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A bill that would kill some 200 class action lawsuits against car dealers passed the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Updated: Full Senate to consider DiFiore confirmation tomorrow after Garcia's nomination is announced
Full Senate consideration likely next week for DiFiore
Important meeting this morning in Sen. Judiciary Committee on mens rea reform:
Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee to vote next Friday on marijuana legalization
See live, streaming video of the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on biometric exit systems here:
projections show "there's no hiding that Washington's spending habit is actually getting worse" said
A Senate Judiciary Committee panel has just begun a hearing on why DHS has not yet deployed a biometric exit system.
Here's Jeffrey Deskovic's letter opposing Janet DiFiore's nomination for Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals:
Janet DiFiore was just approved by the Senate judiciary committee as New York's next Chief Judge. (Background:
Sen. Roth's, proposal to protect has been approved by the Assembly Judiciary Committee .
Janet DIFiore approved unanimously by Senate Judiciary Committee. Nomination as Chief Judge now goes to full State Senate
*BREAKING NEWS: Senate Judiciary Committee approves nomination of Janet DiFiore as Chief Judge. Full Senate must still confirm.
Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously recommends Janet DiFiore to be next Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals. Still needs full Senate vote
Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee plans to vote on legalizing next Friday. …
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Oklahoma Farm Report - R-Calf Calls on Senate Judiciary Committee to Investigate the 2015 Cattle...
Testimony to Senate Judiciary Committee in 2000 about tech lack of equal opportunity employment
What does the FBI want when it comes to the encryption “debate”? At an oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, FBI Di
Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Statement Before the Senate Judiciary Committee
LIVE: FBI Director James Comey speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee (C-SPAN 3) -
Watch..lot of empty chairs *noted: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of FBI
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of FBI |
MI Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled to take up medical dispensaries, infused products, & tracking bills on Tuesday.
Professor Sandeen testified on the Defend Trade Secrets Act before the Senate Judiciary Committee:
I expect a U. S. Attorney General to have heard of the right to free speech. Where is the Senate Judiciary Committee?
Defend Trade Secrets Act ready for markup in Senate Judiciary Committee via at
In spring 2013, a then 22-year-old man named Farea al-Muslimi testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about an American drone
Tune into the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing, beginning now:
Tune in to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to see Hatch's comments here -
"Two Iowa federal judge nominees go before Senate Judiciary Committee next week"
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A MI Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to allow concealed carry in schools. Should this pass?
"judge" windell griffin testified against death penalty to AR Senate Judiciary committee this year. Now rules on it. No integrity!
SB 442 that eliminates open-carry (pistol [CPL] license) and replaces it with closed-carry passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today.
Judiciary Committee in Michigan Senate moves gun legislation through by a vote of 4 to 1
Senate Judiciary Committee votes out SB 442, allowing for concealed firearms in schools
Senate Judiciary Committee reports out SB 442 allowing concealed carry in schools 4-1
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Rick Jones says he 'absolutely' plans to vote on concealed carry bill today
Lots of different interests at Senate Judiciary Committee to talk about concealed carry in gun-free zones - schools, hospitals, churches
John Lott to testify before Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee on eliminating gun-free zones--today at 3pm.
Will police be able to fly drones? S. 18 under consideration by Senate Judiciary Committee, a bill prepared by...
U.S. Senate Committee on Judiciary (via noodls) / Grassley: Great News on Waters of the U.S.
Once nominated, the nominee is referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee and, if they agree, to the full senate for a vote.
Speaking of guns on campus.. SB442 in the MI Senate Judiciary committee tomorrow.
Urgent Action for Michiganders!!!. Tomorrow the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to meet and...
1991 Anita Hill testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, accusing Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment
Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her 24 years ago today before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
NY Times says "Ms. Abedin’s multiple roles have come under scrutiny from the Senate Judiciary Committee"
Senate Judiciary Committee chair presses State Dept. on whether Hillary still has clearance
David Kendall of Williams & Connolly told the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman in a terse letter on Monday th...
Great news for reform in House Bills 4499, 4500, 4503-4507 all passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee
Happening Now: A Senate Judiciary Committee is addressing the dangers of Drones durning emergencies like wild fires.
Some members of the Senate Judiciary Committee appeared completely uninterested by the impassioned t
Watch IG Horowitz's statement to Senate Judiciary Committee on IG access to information
One year after Shelby, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on voting rights. See what happened:
I didn't know VP Joe Biden was the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee that subjected Ms. Hill to all that violence.
Senator Holds Key to Sentencing Changes: Chuck Grassley, head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, had long backed…
On 7/23, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the & Delinquency Prev. Act.
HAPPENING NOW: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Examining the Impact on Public Safety and Honoring the Victims.
. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sanctuary cities. Watch.
In 2012, I witnessed first hand as the Annapolis, MD Senate Judiciary Committee members (all lawyers
The chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee doesn't actually seem to know who's in federal prison:
House Committee Approves Patent Reform Bill: On June 11, exactly one week after the Senate Judiciary Committee...
WASHINGTON – Exactly one week after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed its patent reform bill, the PATENT Act (…
Senate Judiciary Committee finally voted to approve a wide ranging bill that should reduce frivolous lawsuits by trolls
Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) are members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The commi…
Tomorrow, Senate Judiciary Committee's Crime & Terrorism Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Tune in:
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee wants Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to explain why a...
Mr. Grassley, the Iowa Republican who is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent letters to the Justice Department and the
Re last RT: Look at all the copyright infringement by the (Republican-controlled) Senate Judiciary Committee!
Seeking confirmation, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch faced the Senate Judiciary committee on Wednesday.
Walmart comes out in front of HB1228. It is in Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow.
SB1190 passes in the Senate Judiciary Committee 6-1.
ACTION NEEDED! The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote to confirm as U.S. Attorney General... http…
Tell the Senate Judiciary Committee Members to on Loretta Lynch as AG ...
of Loretta Lynch for AG in the Senate Judiciary Committee ... make it so >>>
tell the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to vote yes on Feb. 26
The Senate Judiciary Committee failed a bill Tuesday that would requires a person convicted of a sexually violent...
South Dakota Senate Judiciary Cmte tells NRA no twice today on gun bills. Way to show some spine,
on the Senate Judiciary Committee floor? Oh, yes.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has tabled SB 90 and adjourned.
Thursday, Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on nomination for Attorney ...
I will be addressing the Senate Judiciary Committee shortly. Watch live:
The Senate Judiciary Committee is now hearing SB 90 sponsored by
Thanks of for slandering our sane innocent victims in front of the WV Senate Judiciary Committee to
There's a practical environmentalist on the Sénate judiciary committee. Is that good or bad??
The Senate Judiciary Committee has come to order and is now hearing SB 78 sponsored by in a hearing only.
The Senate Judiciary Committee, Chaired by will meet at 4 pm in 307 CLOB
The Senate Judiciary Committee will wait to vote on a bill aimed at cracking down on mug shot websites. Background:
Senate judiciary committee approves temporary ban on powdered alcohol. Bill headed to floor.
Jim, I'm not aware of any formal requests from the Senate Judiciary Committee for these kinds of documents.
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Indy Week - N.C. Senate Committee passes bill allowing magistrates to opt out of marrying couples
Senate Judiciary Committee is about to start. Will be voting on SB 109 which deals with universities using the stage legal defense fund.
NJ Senate Judiciary Committee approves Robert Barr for Pinelands Commission 7-5-1. Opponents of SJ Gas pipeline fear he is a vote for it.
Second panel of today’s Judiciary Committee hearing on sex trafficking has begun. Watch here: http…
Senate Committee passes bill allowing magistrates to opt out of performing civic duties
Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearing for next Attorney General. Nancy Cordes on Capitol Hill tonight on
Term Limits Now Term Limits Now US Capitol We will be keeping track of a numbers of bills in the 114th Congress, but one we want to bring to your attention is Senate Joint Resolution 1 (link is external), which would impose a two term limit on Senators and a three term limit on members of the House. The Amendment is sponsored by Sen. David Vitter, and already has 10 co-sponsors, including such names as Mike Lee, Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson and Marco Rubio. The Amendment has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. From our recent reader survey, we know a lot of you support term limits -- and for good reason. Term limits aren't a perfect solution to what ails Congress, but putting a cap on the amount of time any member can serve in office helps return us to the Founders' belief that regular rotation in office was essential to liberty. As John Adams noted, regular turnover would instill: “the great political virtues of humility, patience, and moderation, without whic ...
Senate Judiciary Committee presses White House for more information on FBI collection of citizens' cellphone data.
Social Media News: The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is calling on the Justice Department to condemn…
Comcast and its opponents squared off in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed Time Warner Cable merger.
Eric Holder Faces Tough Questions at Confirmation Hearing...Attorney General appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee
Everyone agrees that NSA reform legislation is needed. So why hasn't it happened? Last year, Edward Snowden made headlines around the world with news of the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. You might have thought that Congress would react by passing legislation to address the issue. But with Congress now on break until after the November elections, that's looking increasingly unlikely. Politico's Tony Romm has an in-depth story examining what happened to the leading reform proposal, the USA Freedom Act. It passed the House in May, and a version sponsored by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, was introduced in July. And then... nothing happened. The calendar ran out without Leahy's proposal getting a vote by the full Senate. There are a lot of issues where Congress doesn't pass legislation because there are deep partisan divides, or because action is opposed by deeply-entrenched interest groups. But NSA reform isn't like that. President ...
Looks like the whole Senate Judiciary Committee is behind Abdus-Salaam. It's like the bizarro version of the Jenny Rivera hearing.
Are you ready to defend the Second Amendment with my Senate Judiciary Committee colleagues.
Senate Judiciary Committee to consider bill to allow suits against foreign countries for financing ...
Sen. Schumer says the Senate Judiciary Committee will take up a terrorism lawsuit bill.
PADUCAH - An in-depth examination of the death penalty by state House and Senate Judiciary Committee members...
On July 28, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Sonia Sotomayor to be the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court.
NEWS RELEASES JUL 25 2014 SESSIONS: NO LAWMAKER SHOULD SUPPORT BORDER BILL THAT DOESN’T BLOCK OBAMA’S PLANNED EXECUTIVE ACTIONS WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called on the American public today to rally Congress against the President’s openly declared threat to implement, by executive order, the amnesty that Congress has rejected: “How Congress chooses to act in the coming hours and days will determine whether the President succeeds in his plan to nullify the immigration laws of the United States. Just yesterday, TIME magazine reported that the President is considering a grant of ‘work authorization for perhaps several million undocumented immigrants.’ Permitting those illegally present in the U.S. to work and take jobs is contrary to plain law, which the President has no power to change. Yet Democratic members of Congress have openly crowed about these planned executive actions. It has now been extensively reported that these e ...
On Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens...
The Women's Health Protection Act moves to center state Tuesday in the U.S. Senate. And yes, the GOP opposes it.
Don't tell me mvmt is "extreme" as Sen Dems push bill to allow abortion for any reason, thru all 9 months
Sen Judiciary Cmte holding hearing on updated & expanded version of the old “Freedom of Choice Act”
US Sen hearing on radical bill to nullify all abortion limits
A Defense of Reproductive Rights | Fact: GOP theocrats are why we have to defend greatest boon to public health EVER.
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on radical bill to nullify virtually all abortion limits nationwide
Photo: campaignmoney: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) at last week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on a...
Editorial: Women's Health Protection Act could move battle over in a positive direction:
Senate Dems pushing “the most radical pro-abortion bill ever considered by Congress”
Tomorrow the us senate judiciary committee hearing about s1696 abortion with out limitation even for viable babies bah humbug
On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee hears testimony on the Women's Health Protection Act. These Women are...
S 1696 is before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, July 15. Should this become law, it would wipe out every...
An important hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee could move the dynamics of the fight against laws restricting access to abortions ...
.student Sophia Dai, clerking for the Senate Judiciary Committee allows her to work on myriad legal issues.
Words I never expected to write: the Senate Judiciary Committee is voting now on amending the Bill of Rights
Senate Judiciary Committee announced the witnesses for its 7/1/14 hearing “Preserving an Open Internet"
This morning, S. 1799, The Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013 passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with flying colors! A huge thanks to U.S. Senator Chris *** Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Jeff Sessions. and Senator Mazie Hirono for their leadership on this Bill. And a special thanks to all of you out there who have tirelessly called and met with your Members of Congress to voice your support for this issue. We're expecting this Bill to go to the floor very soon, and we'll keep you updated so you can call your Senators to urge that they vote yes.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) questioned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary over the ever growing number of unaccompanied children flooding into South Texas as a result of Obama’s immigration policies. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Capitol Wednesday morning. Sen. Cruz laid out the enormity of the problem to Secretary Johnson by stating, “In 2011, there were roughly 7,000 unaccompanied minors who were apprehended. In 2012, that number rose to 14,000. In 2013, it rose to 24,000.” In a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas, Cruz expounded, “In 2014, your agency is estimating …read more Source: Breitbart
This is serious people.. you might lose your 1st Amendment rights to free speech!!! We want to believe it can never happen in America, but it IS HAPPENING behind closed doors in Washington!!! Why People Don’t Trust That Speech Restrictions Will Be Applied Fairly to Both Sides - Hans von Spakovsky The largest hearing room the Senate has in the Hart Building was standing-room only on Tuesday when the Senate Judiciary Committee held its hearing on the resolution proposed by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) that would amend the First Amendment and give Congress unlimited, plenary power to restrict political speech and political activity. In a historic and unprecedented event, both majority leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appeared as the first two witnesses. They had starkly different presentations, with Reid complaining about so-called “dark money” and corporations and special interests “meddling” in congressional races. He clearly doesn’t like the fact that America . ...
After the marked up bill passed the House Judiciary Committee USA Freedom Act co-author and Senate Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy commented that he "remain concerned that the legislation approved today does not include some of the important reforms related to national security letters, a strong special advocate at the FISA Court, and greater transparency. I will continue to push for those reforms when the Senate Judiciary Committee considers the USA FREEDOM Act this summer."[7]
One more round, House bill eliminating master lever will be sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee...
After appearing on House side last week, Jeh Johnson coming before Senate Judiciary Committee next week
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