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Looking back at 7 of history’s most notable Congressional hearings and testimonies
All eyes in Washington, D.C., will be on former FBI Director James Comey as he testifies today in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election. While the highly anticipated testimony from Comey could well become one of the
Meet the 9 sitting Supreme Court justices
Following a bitter, partisan confirmation battle, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in on April 10 and took his seat on April 17 for his first full day as a Supreme Court justice. Gorsuch was President Trump's pick to replace another conservative, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep at age 79 in
Golden Globes 2017: Snubs and Surprises
The 2017 Golden Globes nominations were announced this morning and, as always, there were plenty of snubs and surprises. Snubs Jeffrey Dean Morgan A day after winning the Critics' Choice Award for his performance in "The Walking Dead," Jeffrey Dean Morgan was snubbed by the Hollywood Foreign Press.
The Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill Controversy in a Minute
The story of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy is the focus of a new film, Confirmation , premiering Saturday on HBO. On July 1, 1991 President George H.W. Bush nominated Thomas to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court. Thomas seemed well on his way to being confirmed by the Senate until
5 Familiar Names (and Faces) You'll Recognize in 'Confirmation'
While there are a bevy of familiar television stars in HBO's upcoming movie "Confirmation," one of the most startling revelations is the sheer number of familiar names among the characters. The drama portrays the confirmation hearing process for Clarence Thomas and the sexual harassment allegations
'Confirmation': Kerry Washington Says Clarence Thomas Hearings Would Be Different If Anita Hill Were White
Kerry Washington plays Anita Hill , the law professor thrust into the national spotlight when she accused then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his 1991 confirmation hearings, in the new HBO film, "Confirmation." Although the film centers on gender issues,
How Kerry Washington's 'Scandal' Character Inspired Her to Become a Mom
Olivia Pope may have decided against becoming a mom on the hit show "Scandal," but star Kerry Washington still found inspiration in the character she plays to become a mom herself. "Even though Olivia Pope has obviously made the decision that she is not a mom, playing her made me feel like I could
Kerry Washington Shares the 1st Image of Herself as Anita Hill in 'Confirmation'
Kerry Washington just shared the first photo of herself as Anita Hill . The actress will channel the attorney and law professor in the HBO movie, "Confirmation." "Dear @HBO, Thank you for the profound opportunity of getting to inhabit Anita Hill and help tell this story! Yours Truly, K-Dub (aka
Ousted Times Editor Tells Grads She's Just Like Them - Looking for a Job
Ousted New York Times editor Jill Abramson talked openly of her firing from the newspaper to laughter and applause today in her commencement address to Wake Forest University’s class of 2014. “What’s next for me? I don’t know, so I’m in exactly the same boat...
House Hunters - In Search Of Support For Immigration Reform (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MEETING OF THE MEMBERS: A comprehensive immigration overhaul might have sailed through the Senate with a comfortable 68-32 vote before the Independence Day recess, but the post-holiday focus is now on the House, which seems reluctant to offer, much ...