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Jennifer Bendery

Patrick Leahy Threatens His Own Rules Change After GOP Blocks Hearing On Nominees

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans still sore about filibuster reform dished out some payback on Wednesday by using procedural rules to prevent the Senate Judi...

Republicans Can Still Filibuster A Lot Of Obama's Nominees

The New York Times | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

The decision by Senate Democrats to eliminate filibusters for most judicial nominations only marginally enhanced President Obama's power to reshape th...