Photographs by AP/Timothy D. Easley
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Louisville, Ky.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has signaled that he will end the long-held practice of giving senators a chance to block judicial nominees who would have jurisdiction over their states -- a move that comes as McConnell faces increasing pressure from conservative groups to make the Senate more responsive to President Donald Trump's wishes.
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