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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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Roll Call: Congress: Niels Lesniewski: Odd Couples Push Criminal Justice Overhauls: The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body

Roll Call: Congress: Niels Lesniewski: Odd Couples Push Criminal Justice Overhauls: The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body It shouldn’t be surprising that both John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are in favor of real criminal justice reform that reduce sentencing for people … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Congress: Ben Jacobs: Harry Reid Goes Nuclear on Filibusters

The Daily Beast: Congress: Harry Reid Goes Nuclear on Filibusters This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Just to be perfectly clear, the Senate filibuster on executive and lower judicial nominations, meaning non-Supreme Court appointments to … Continue reading

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