High-stakes Senate hearing on Trump's Supreme Court nominee begins - Reuters

WASHINGTON With the ideological balance of the Supreme Court at stake, a U.S. Senate committee began its high-stakes confirmation hearing on Monday for conservative appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for a lifetime ...and more »

Republicans Praise Gorsuch, Democrats Decry Garland Treatment On Day 1 Of Hearings - NPR

At his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Neil Gorsuch pitched himself as a reasonable jurist who would do his best to uphold the rule of law without any bias. "Sitting here, I am acutely aware of my own imperfections," the federal appeals court judge ...and more »

Democrats voice deep skepticism at Gorsuch's confirmation hearing for Supreme Court seat - Los Angeles Times

On the first day of his confirmation hearing, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, faced deep skepticism from Democratic senators who questioned his conservative record and repeatedly brought up Republicans' refusal last ...and more »

High court nominee: I'll be unbiased or 'hang up the robe' - WTOP

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch meets with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Thirteen months after Antonin Scalia's death created a... WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court ...and more »

Texas senators praise Trump Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch at confirmation hearing - Dallas News

WASHINGTON — On a normal day, in a normal year, the confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice would be the biggest attraction of the day for political observers. But given the fireworks at Monday's House Intelligence Committee hearing on ...and more »

Democrats raise doubts about Trump's high court nominee Gorsuch - Yahoo News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, on Monday emphasized the need for judicial independence even as Trump castigates jurists who have ruled against him, while Democrats questioned whether ...and more »

Gorsuch Defends Adherence to Law at Senate Committee Hearing - Bloomberg

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch promised to be a "neutral and independent" member of the nation's highest court as a Senate panel began a divisive four-day hearing over a year-old vacancy. "If judges were just secret legislators, declaring not ...and more »

Democrats "Deeply Disappointed" as Neil Gorsuch's Senate Confirmation Hearing Begins - TIME

(WASHINGTON) — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee praised President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick on Monday for an "unfailing commitment" to the principle of separation of powers, as Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing got ...and more »

Gorsuch: Role 'not about politics' during confirmation hearing - SFGate

WASHINGTON —On the opening day of his confirmation hearings, Judge Neil Gorsuch promised that if he were elevated to the Supreme Court, he would strive for independence and integrity. “I will do all in my power,” he said, “to be a faithful servant of ...and more »

There Was So Much Happy Talk on Day One of Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation Hearings - New York Magazine

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's makes happy talk in his opening statement to the Judiciary Committee. The good feelings won't last. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. The initial phases of Senate confirmation hearings, especially for judges ...and more »