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This Week in Congress: Senate Wrap-Up

August 3, 2009 - by Donny Shaw

The House of Representatives has already left Washington for their month-long August recess, but the Senate is in session for one more week. Before they leave for their recess on Friday, the Senate will hold a tough debate on the future of the cash for clunkers program, try to make some crucial progress on health care legislation, and confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court.

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Watch the Sotomator Hearings

July 13, 2009 - by Donny Shaw

The Senate Judiciary Committee this morning is beginning their week-long series of confirmation hearings on Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor. Most of today's hearing will be taken up by opening statements from each of the 19 members of the Judiciary Committee, and Sotomayor isn't expected to start responding to questions until late this afternoon. Click through to this post to watch the hearings live.

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