Despite the considerable cloud over his head, Brett Kavanaugh is joining the Supreme Court after what may best be described as a plutocratic coup by the ruling-but-minority Republican Party.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker risks Senate discipline by releasing confidential material.
The confirmation of President Trump's nominee would mark the culmination of a right-wing legal counterrevolution that has been decades in the making.
Republicans announce that hearings will begin Sept. 4, over Democratic objections that they are rushing the process without properly delving into the nominee's background.
Shows of civil disobedience lead to arrests at a protest aimed at blocking Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Truthdig's front-line correspondent Michael Nigro reports from the scene. Updated to include photo essay.
The president has chosen a candidate who poses a great threat to progressive values and causes—and one who might shield him from Mueller.
In a segment titled "Salute to Abortions," the Netflix comedian points out the hypocrisy in the anti-abortion movement at a time when the debate over reproductive rights has taken on new urgency.
On a tour of Israel organized by Birthright, a few Americans were labeled "troublemakers" as they sought out a different perspective on the Israel-Palestine conflict; academics are studying emojis; and in some towns, it floods even when there's no rain now.
The Republican senator, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, says she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn Roe v. Wade.