confirmation hearings

Democrats Are Engaging in ‘Kabuki Theater’ in the Kavanaugh Hearings

September 6, 2018

In the hearings to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a new Supreme Court justice, Democrats are mostly focusing on hypothetical questions instead of questioning him on his record and releasing his documents. This is an inflection point in US democracy, says law Prof. Francis Boyle

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a ‘Horrifying Prospect’ for Public Schools

January 18, 2017

Responding to the DeVos confirmation hearings, award-winning Chicago public school teacher Erika Wozniak says bi-partisan support for school privatization paved the way for Trump’s Education Secretary

More Geithner Without Geithner

February 14, 2013

Bill Black: Jacob Lew confirmation hearing for Secretary of the Treasuery shows he was picked as a signal that the Geithner policies would survive Geithner, and that they’re actually the president’s policies