Another of President Obama’s choices to fill a vacancy on a powerful appeals court was blocked by a filibuster as Senate Republicans stalled another White House nominee — the third in two weeks — and deepened a festering conflict with Democrats over presidential appointments. By a vote of 56 to 41, the nomination of Cornelia T. L. Pillard, a Georgetown law professor, fell short of clearing the necessary 60-vote threshold.
We've said goodbye to 2014. And what's next for 2015? Correspondent Wyatt Andrews discusses with Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank the progress that Republicans will have to show now that they are in charge of a very unpopular Congress.
Ferguson Shooting: Gunfire and Aftermath of Suspect on Ground
Police said they came under fire and then shot a man in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday night. This clip was posted by the user Search4Swag, who regularly live tweets from protests in Ferguson. The user also tweeted that he himself was under arrest, and later, that he had been released
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was “sorry” for the fallout from her use a private email server while secretary of state and took responsibility for her decision to do so.
Rep. Fudge Asks for the Removal of Rep. Issa as Chair of Oversight Committee
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) asks Speaker of the House John Boehner to remove Congressman Darrell Issa as Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for refusing Congressman Elijah Cummings to ask questions or offer a statement during a IRS hearing March 5, 2014.
This episode's discussion is focused on the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Does she have your vote for the presidency?
Many people consider honest opinions to be verboten because of how controversial they can be. But don't tell these guys that. Cigar Convos is a dialogue between guests of color -- whether entertainment, politics, sports or relationships. Set in "Habana Ninos", a black owned cigar bar in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
While The Root may not agree with the entire perspe...