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Former Iowa Officials Wonder What Happened To The Chuck Grassley They Knew

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is best known in Washington these days as the Judiciary Committee chairman refusing to give a hearing to Pr...

Panic Has A Way Of Softening 2016 Republicans On Obama's Court Pick

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most Republicans blocking President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee cite various principles for the obstruction, but there may be a...

Donald Trump's Calls For Violence Spill Into Supreme Court Fight

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Donald Trump world of politics -- where protesters at his events are shoved, beaten, sucker-punched, dragged out and kicked, as Trum...

Republicans Are Even Blocking Their Own Nominees Now

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The level of obstruction in the Senate hit a new level of absurdity on Wednesday, as a Democratic effort to confirm a federal judge with...

Jennifer Bendery

Here's A Look At The Most Ridiculously Long Judicial Vacancies The Senate Still Hasn't Filled

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will do something next week that it hasn't done all year: confirm a judicial nominee. Despite talk when they took charge o...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Republicans Join Legal Challenge Of Obama's Recess Appointments

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are joining a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of some of President Barack Obama's recess appointments in Ja...

Obama vs. Mitch McConnell: Who's The Grown-Up?

Politics Daily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama is now heading toward something of a repeat showdown -- but not with McCain, whose crankiness is undermining his influence. The president's face...