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Roll Call
Strange Times for Mitch McConnell in the Alabama Senate Racethe appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, is due entirely to McConn
Roll Call / Posted 9 hours ago
the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, is due entirely to McConnell’s refusal to give Democrats a vote on Merrick Garland last year, as well as his decision to change the Senate rules to vote on Gorsuch this year. McConnell could... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Morouns try again to block rival Detroit bridgequestions today seemed to raise doubts about the likelihood of their blocking a
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
questions today seemed to raise doubts about the likelihood of their blocking a rival bridge to Canada. Chief Judge Merrick Garland — who at this time last year was then-President Barack Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court -- and Senior... Read more
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Slate
The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Just Ensured That Latino Votes Still Won’t Count in Texasthe Supreme Court’s intervention is a powerful reminder of how Senate Majority
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
the Supreme Court’s intervention is a powerful reminder of how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s blockade of Judge Merrick Garland continues to damage American democracy. As political scientist Daniel Nichanian points out, this blockade... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Be glad Kennedy is still Supreme Court’s swing votedistricts, gay and lesbian equality, cell phone privacy, double jeopardy and ev
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
districts, gay and lesbian equality, cell phone privacy, double jeopardy and even the Confederate flag. Had Judge Merrick Garland, Barack Obama’s nominee, received a fair hearing and a vote from Senate Republicans, he likely would have... Read more
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Slate
Will Republicans Trash Another Century-Old Senate Norm to Help Trump?refused to sign off on any Obama nominees simply because they were Obama nomine
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
refused to sign off on any Obama nominees simply because they were Obama nominees. Like the details that animated the Merrick Garland and Neil Gorsuch debacle, this process is both arcane and tremendously consequential. Like the baroque... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Can do-nothing Congress rise to the challenge of DACA?for all that to play out. But if he had and DACA was struck down (which was con
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 days ago
for all that to play out. But if he had and DACA was struck down (which was considered a good bet with Neil Gorsuch and not Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court), we'd still be in the same place we are today. Besides, immigration is Congress'... Read more
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Variety
‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Premiere Recap: ‘Election Night’ Takes on Trump-Era Hysteriawith their friends as newscasters announce that Trump has won the 2016 election
Variety / Posted 13 days ago
with their friends as newscasters announce that Trump has won the 2016 election. Ally wails, “What’s going to happen to Merrick Garland?”; the words “F— you, Nate Silver!” are yelled at some point. Their friend snaps at his wife for “being too... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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News 8000
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Amid tension, Trump and McConnell together on judgesa former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 201
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 14 days ago
a former Colorado-based US Appeals Court Judge. McConnell blocked action in 2016 on President Barack Obama's choice of Merrick Garland, chief judge of the US Appeals Court in Washington, DC. A six-term senator from Kentucky, McConnell has... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'American Horror Story' tries to make the Trump era scarier than it actually isDodson), who asks if his mommies will be able to stay married. "Oh God, Ivy,"
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
Dodson), who asks if his mommies will be able to stay married. "Oh God, Ivy," wails Ally, with each new realization. "Merrick Garland! What's going to happen to Merrick Garland?!" "Cult" also zeros in on the immediate blame and recrimination:... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Can the GOP's shotgun marriage be saved?Court. Had Mitch not kept his troops in line to block a Senate vote on Presiden
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Court. Had Mitch not kept his troops in line to block a Senate vote on President Obama's election-year nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, there would have been no vacancy. McConnell is also indispensable to the Trump-GOP effort to repopulate... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
With Harvey, North Korea bearing down, governing by tweet isn't going to cut ita minority party that feels powerless can create some mischief, however tempora
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
a minority party that feels powerless can create some mischief, however temporarily. (Or permanently, in the case of one Merrick Garland, the Obama Supreme Court nominee who was never given a hearing by the GOP-controlled Senate.) The impact... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pat Buchanan Asks "Can The GOP's Shotgun Marriage Be Saved?"Court. Had Mitch not kept his troops in line to block a Senate vote on Presiden
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Court. Had Mitch not kept his troops in line to block a Senate vote on President Obama’s election-year nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, there would have been no vacancy for Trump to fill with Gorsuch. McConnell is also indispensable to the... Read more
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Island Packet
Conservative group launches big push to get Trump court picks okayedSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to hold hearings, let alone a vo
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to hold hearings, let alone a vote, on Obama’s March 2016 nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Trump this year nominated Gorsuch to fill the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court nominee next weekat a Jan. 11 news conference at New York’s Trump Tower. After Scalia’s death,
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
at a Jan. 11 news conference at New York’s Trump Tower. After Scalia’s death, Obama nominated federal appeals court Judge Merrick Garland to replace the late jurist. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., refused to schedule a... Read more
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FOX News
Trump's shutdown threat escalates feud with McConnell, Ryandelivered Trump his sole legislative achievement. McConnell effectively stalled
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
delivered Trump his sole legislative achievement. McConnell effectively stalled then-President Barack Obama from installing Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court last year. This spring, McConnell altered Senate filibuster precedent to muscle Neil... Read more
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The Hill
McConnell the country’s least popular politicianof Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was a big victory for McConnell, who bloc
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was a big victory for McConnell, who blocked President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland for nearly a year. His biggest legislative defeat was on the ObamaCare repeal, something that has drawn... Read more
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FOX News
Juan Williams: Get ready for Trump vs. McConnell -- 'Survivor' editionthat was after McConnell kept a Supreme Court seat open for a year by refusing
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
that was after McConnell kept a Supreme Court seat open for a year by refusing to hold hearings, much less a vote, on Merrick Garland, then-President Obama’s nominee to fill Antonin Scalia’s seat on the bench. That open seat gave Trump a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Neil Gorsuch is Mitch McConnell’s greatest achievementnumerous Republican senators expressing grave concerns about his decision. Test
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
numerous Republican senators expressing grave concerns about his decision. Testing Mr. McConnell’s resolve, Mr. Obama named Merrick Garland as Scalia’s replacement, the very kind of selection Mr. McConnell worried about. Though viewed as a moderate... Read more
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The Hill
Juan Williams: McConnell and Trump headed for showdownthat was after McConnell kept a Supreme Court seat open for a year by refusing
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
that was after McConnell kept a Supreme Court seat open for a year by refusing to hold hearings, much less a vote, on Merrick Garland, then-President Obama’s nominee to fill Antonin Scalia’s seat on the bench. That open seat gave Trump a... Read more
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