Senate Confirmation Hearings

Kristen Clarke became the first Black woman and first woman overall to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division with her Senate confirmation that followed a drawn-out process that stalled for months.

Senate Democrats plan to hold a marathon 24-hour session leading up to the vote of Education Secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos.

Sen. Booker, Rep. Lewis, and Rep. Richmond rebuked Sen. Jeff Sessions during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings.