Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell triggered the “nuclear option” on today, effectively changing the rules of the Senate. This will allow Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, to be confirmed without the usual majority vote requirement. Earlier today, Senate Democrats successfully filibustered Gorsuch’s nomination with the 41 votes necessary to vote against his confirmation. Fifty-five senators voted in […]

Former Republican presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Ben Carson was confirmed earlier today as secretary of Housing and Urban Development. With a 58-41 vote in the Senate, Carson’s nomination was unanimously sent out of committee.

Last week, HBO hosted the New York premiere of their highly anticipated film 'Confirmation,' starring Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, and Greg Kinnear.

#HBO releases a photo of @kerrywashington (right) as #AnitaHill in the upcoming film #Confirmation. — AP Entertainment (@APEntertainment) June 17, 2015 In what’s sure…