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Jennifer Bendery

AGs Reject Chuck Grassley Effort To Shrink D.C. Circuit Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A dozen state attorneys general are urging the Senate to reject an effort by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to strip the D.C. Circuit Cour...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Democrats Eye Filibuster Reform As GOP Blocks Another Obama Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans filibustered President Barack Obama's third and final nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Mo...

Jennifer Bendery

Senator Slams GOP For Blocking Another Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Tuesday tore into Republicans for filibustering another one of President Barack Obama's judicial picks, an...

Senate Republicans Block Obama Nominee

Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama's picks for one of the nation's top...

Jennifer Bendery

Harry Reid Sets Vote On Next Obama Nominee GOP Will Filibuster

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is plowing ahead with trying to confirm President Barack Obama's nominees to the second-most ...

Senate Republicans: Filibuster Everything To Win In November?

McClatchy | David Lightman | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are using the filibuster to limit and often derail Democrats' initiatives, paralyzing the Senate and making it nearly...

Ryan Grim

Dems Break GOP Filibuster Of Routine Nomination

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama issued the GOP a challenge. "If the Republican leadership is going to insist that 60 vot...