Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy unveiled a revised anti-gun-trafficking measure intended to draw more bipartisan support before his panel considers a series of gun-violence bills March 7.
Senate consideration of legislation to revise U.S. immigration laws will be delayed because a bipartisan Senate group hasn’t produced a bill, Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy said.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on June 28 as Democrats rejected a Republican bid for more time to study her record.
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said he may seek to revise a Hollywood-backed anti- piracy bill that has drawn objections from Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and other Internet companies.
"The American people are asking us to protect their privacy."
- Patrick Leahy on Nov 14, 2014