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Easier Road Seen for Obama Regulations

The Obama Administration’s second-term regulatory agenda should be an easier lift, thanks to changes to the Senate’s filibuster rules that make it easier to fill key agency positions and install federal judges. The Senate’s move this month to lower the … Continue reading

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Here’s what Harry Reid would have to do to change the filibuster

Harry Reid is on the Senate floor this morning complaining, yet again, about Republicans’ frequent use of the filibuster to block President Obama’s executive-branch appointments and judicial nominations. “There are currently 75 executive branch nominations ready to be confirmed by the Senate,” he … Continue reading

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This Is Why Ted Cruz Will Make a Difference

From Kellene Bishop: Here’s a very important set of facts about the Revolutionary War that every person who would call themselves an American should know. During the Revolutionary War, only THREE percent of the people actually fought against Great Britain. … Continue reading

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Juan Williams: The Hill’s Hack

Juan Williams wrote a piece for “The Hill” condemning Rand Paul’s 13 hour filibuster. Really. The attention that Sen. Paul brought to bear on the issue of drones over America was worth a filibuster that actually took a few hours … Continue reading

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Filibuster Ends

From YouTube: Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has ended his filibuster after nearly 13 hours. Paul was blocking the Senate confirmation vote of John Brennan, President Obama’s pick to head the CIA, due to his concerns about unmanned drones. … Continue reading

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