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The Secret Power Behind Senate Gridlock

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Nearly 100 people are sitting on their hands, prevented from filling jobs as judges, diplomats and top government officials, becaus...

Obama Judicial Appointments Barely Moving Because Of GOP Blocks

Washington Post | Michael A. Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has not made significant progress in his plan to infuse federal courts with a new cadre of judges, and liberal activists are beginning...

Cass Sunstein Nomination Blocked By Saxby Chambliss

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) has blocked Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein from heading the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs because of ...