UPI Pictures of the Year 2018 -- WASHINGTON POLITICS

UPI Pictures of the Year 2018 -- WASHINGTON POLITICS

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing with professor Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault in 1982, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 27, 2018. Photo by Jim Bourg/UPI