UPI Pictures of the Year 2018 -- WASHINGTON POLITICS

UPI Pictures of the Year 2018 -- WASHINGTON POLITICS

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to witnesses testimony about Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh during the final day of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh, 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