UPI Pictures of the Year 2018 -- WASHINGTON POLITICS

UPI Pictures of the Year 2018 -- WASHINGTON POLITICS

Protesters dressed in black vails gather outside the hearing room for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 7, 2018. Judge Kavanaugh was nominated to fill the seat of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy who announced his retirement in June. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI