Civil rights icon John Lewis is set to testify at the Senate Judiaciary Committee's first hearing on the way forward in the wake Supreme Court's ruling that disabled the Voting Rights Act. Full story
The Obama administration's nominee to become the next FBI director, James Comey, told members of Congress on Tuesday that federal judges who oversee government intelligence programs are "anything but a rubber stamp." But Comey also agreed to work with legislators to improve the laws governing survei Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate subcommittee that oversees foreign aid, said on Wednesday that his panel would review the $1.5 billion in annual assistance the country sends to Egypt in the wake of the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy, introduced a bill on Monday seeking to rein in the sweeping U.S. government surveillance programs exposed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Full story
Sen. Patrick Leahy and fellow Capitol Hill leaders discuss the U.S. strategy moving forward in Syria.
The first of the new gun bills inspired by the Newtown shooting tragedy is out of committee and on its way to a full Senate vote. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss.
On Tuesday Vice President Joe Biden swore in Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, who will become the third in line in succession for the U.S. presidency. NBC's Brian Williams reports.
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont turns his camera on reporters in Havana February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, gestures to an example of a drone held by a staff member, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday March 20, 2013, during the committee's hearing to examine the future of drones in America, focusing on law enforcement and privacy c
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy , D-VT, chats with Ranking Member Chuck Grassley , R-IA, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on S.744, the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act."
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters as a street entertainer impersonating Cuban Revolution leader Che Guevara stands beside him in Havana February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan