Confirmation Hearings

Most Important Speech This Week: Sen. Whitehouse, 'Look For Power In The Shadows'

Most Important Speech This Week: Sen. Whitehouse, 'Look For Power In The Shadows'

Sheldon Whitehouse explains all of it: How dark money bought the judicial system in the US, and what they're getting for their money. "There is a lot of hard-to-explain hypocrisy and rush taking place right now, and my experience around politics is that when you find hypocrisy in the daylight, look for power in the shadows." —Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
2018 Crookie Award: Brett Kavanaugh

2018 Crookie Award: Brett Kavanaugh

Guaranteed to turn our stomachs for then next 40 years, at least, Angry White Man Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed and sworn in as a Supreme Court justice after dragging the woman he allegedly assaulted across hot, fiery coals.