Even on the least controversial nominations, the votes remain completely partisan.
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Yes, the Senate Democratic leader doesn’t have the filibuster to stop a Supreme Court vote. But he can fashion an unlikely slingshot out of a few scraps. A look inside the Senate rules.
Republicans refuse to adapt to a changing America and are threatening to take the country down with them.
If you capture the Senate, don’t get wobbly and nostalgic about some mythical pre-Mitch McConnell era when the filibuster was good. It’s always been a bad idea.
The majority leader has shown it as a tool to neuter Congress as a legislative body.
They are currently making the same failed choices that led to the last one.
The public doesn’t like the provisions, GOP lawmakers can’t stand the cost.
Half of his supporters have little to no allegiance to the Republican Party.
Otherwise, our national nightmare will only keep getting worse.
It’s the pernicious effect of big money in politics.