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Senate Judiciary Committee

The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, informally the Senate Judiciary Committee, is a standing committee of the United States Senate, of the United States Congress. The Judiciary Committee, with 20 members, is in charge of conducting hearings prior to the Senate votes on confirmation of federal judges nominated by the president. Wikipedia*

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The Senate Judiciary Committee has 15 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 2005, Roberts Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 13,936 views per program. Most appearances with Patrick J. Leahy (2), Chuck Schumer (2). Most common tag: Roberts, John.

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    Supreme Court Nomination Process

    Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee held a news conference on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to talk about the…

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    Gun Control Bills

    The Senate Judiciary Committee continued to mark up gun control legislation. The committee passed the assault weapon ban…

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    Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

    Democratic Senate Judiciary Committee members spoke to reporters about their approval of a Respect for Marriage Act bill…

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    Warrantless Domestic Surveillance

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy held a news conference about the scheduled return of subpoenas for documents…

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