After a nomination process that culminated in a public FBI investigation, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed largely along party lines 50-48.
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The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to pass what would become the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age to 18.
In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits. Critics allege this led to risky investment practices, and subsequently the 2008 financial crisis.
The House of Representatives voted 421-1 to authorize the use of military force against the perpetrators of the September 11th attacks