After a nomination process that culminated in a public FBI investigation, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed largely along party lines 50-48.
Despite opposition from conservative groups, Justice O'Connor was confirmed unanimously
The House of Representatives authorized use of military force against Iraq in response to the invasion of Kuwait and United National Security Council Resolution 678
Explore current and historical political parties, map party control, and learn about polarization.
The Senate's attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act narrowly failed due to a surprise defection by Sen. John McCain