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Kamala Harris grills Kavanaugh on Mueller investigation

During a tense exchange late Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris pressed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about whether he had discussed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation with anyone, including any individuals at the law firm founded by the President's personal attorney.

Sens. Donnelly, Heitkamp to meet with Kavanaugh

Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats land on appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

FBI grilled by Senate Judiciary Committee

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and Russia was effectively on trial Monday at the first congressional hearing into the Justice Department watchdog report that faulted key decisions in the FBI's handling of the 2016 Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Witnesses disagree on Kushner timing at Trump Tower meeting

Attendees of the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting gave conflicting testimony to Capitol Hill investigators about how long White House senior adviser Jared Kushner was in the room, according to transcripts released Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Celebrities who have gone before Congress

Congressional hearings can offer a big stage for people to talk about important issues. In addition to government experts, researchers and industry leaders, celebrities are sometimes invited to draw attention to causes. Here are just a few of the famous faces who have appeared before committee hearings on Capitol Hill.

Federal courts say they'll now track sexual harassment data

The administrator of the nation's federal courts office says it will begin tracking and releasing data on sexual harassment complaints against judges as the judiciary responds to criticism that misconduct accusations are not taken seriously.