WASHINGTON -- This week's Republican filibustering of judicial nominee Caitlin Halligan brought to light a whole bunch of ironies.
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As Obama prepares to nominate a new Supreme Court justice, it's worth remembering the "Gang of 14." The shared hypocrisy and double standards of both Democratic liberals and Republican conservatives will be all too obvious.
Senate Democrats are fighting for their electoral lives against the filibuster, and Harry Reid is folding the few cards left in his hand.
Sixty is the new 50 when it comes to American politics. No longer is it sufficient to have a legislative majority in the Senate -- because of near-con...
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