In a Hail Mary play in the last seconds of the 4th quarter of the consideration of Brett Kavanaugh for appointment to the US Supreme Court, Democrats have thrown their entire pot of pasta against the wall hoping that something
This week, on Thursday, the United States Senate will bring to the floor the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Over the past several weeks, during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the debate has raged
Just this week, the Trump administration suffered yet two more “setbacks.” The publication of Bob Woodward’s new book, “FEAR,” and the publication of an anonymous op-ed piece in the New York Times by a highly placed official in the Trump
BIG NEWS. (No, not FAKE NEWS.) POTUS has nominated 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Justice, and devout Catholic, Brett Kavanaugh to fill the seat recently vacated by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was cajoled into resigning so POTUS could pack
The Filibuster A Senator can debate an issue for as long as he or she wants. There are no time limits. But each Senator may rise to debate an issue only once. The filibuster is a neat little procedural trick
Early last year, when the Senate was considering the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, I posted a long entry, explaining the workings of the filibuster in the Senate. You can read it at at the link. The filibuster.