The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of James Comey (KOH'-mee) to be director of the FBI, clearing the way for a full Senate vote. Full story
The AG called Monday for "new legislation to fill the void left by the Court’s ruling." 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) - Senator Amy Klobuchar, the chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to consider enforcement actions against companies that file abusive patent lawsuits or threaten to do so. 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
In a 13-5 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would overhaul immigration but at the expense of gay and lesbian couples. Is it one step backward, two steps forward when it comes to immigration? The NOW panel discusses.
In a 13-5 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would overhaul immigration. AOL co-founder and head of venture capital firm Revolution, Steve Case, joins Morning Joe to discuss the Senate vote and the virtual march in favor of immigration reform.
The immigration bill passed a key hurdle today: the Senate Judiciary Committee. Chris Hayes discusses what this means, as well as other big issues on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee began considering 300 amendments to overhaul the nation's immigration laws on Thursday. Chris Hayes is joined by Janet Murguia, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, to discuss some of those amendments.
Next Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will take up the confirmation of Sri Srinivasan, President Obama's latest nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest joins the discussion.
John Inglis, deputy director of the National Security Agency, leaves after testifying at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill July 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing on privacy rights and oversight related to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act am
FBI Director nominee James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination. Comey spent 15 years as a federal prosecutor before serving in the George W. Bush administration, where he is best known for facing down
FBI director nominee James Comey laughs while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington in this July 9, 2013 file photo. Former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey, a Republican who gained fame when he refused to sanction a government surveillance initiative
FBI director nominee James Comey is sworn in before testifying at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron