04/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Harry Reid Ready For Recess Appointments

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid used to consider recess appointments "an end run around the Senate and the Constitution" -- so much so that he kept the chamber open during breaks to prevent President George W. Bush from making any more of them.

But with a Democrat in the White House, and Republicans blocking executive branch nominees, Reid and his allies are starting to sing a different tune.

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