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Jennifer Bendery

White House 'Recalibrating' On Surgeon General

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House learned its lesson earlier this month when it urged a Senate vote on Debo Adegbile, a key Justice Department nominee, an...

Jennifer Bendery

Chuck Grassley Touts Record Of Confirming Obama Nominees, Harry Reid Eyes Kool-Aid Bowl

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The judicial nominations process is as clogged up as ever, with Senate Republicans using any number of ways to delay or straight-up bloc...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Reject Effort To Vote On Judicial Nominees, So Harry Reid Moves Forward Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It appears Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has had it with Republicans refusing to let judicial nominees get votes. So he mov...

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 ...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Block Key Obama Judicial Nominee, Trigger Talk Of Filibuster Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans filibustered one of President Barack Obama's top judicial nominees on Thursday, the clearest sign yet that the Senate...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Wrongly Accuse Obama Of Court-Packing -- Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It may not be factually accurate, but some Republican senators just can't resist accusing President Barack Obama of "court-packing" as h...