Democrats to block end-of-year judges package

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    • #2440
      Ohio Barbarian
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      The Hill:

      Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer(N.Y.), under pressure from groups on the left, will not agree to a customary year-end package of judicial nominees, according to a Senate Democratic aide.

      Schumer and his Democratic colleagues are in no mood to agree to a year-end deal after a federal judge in Texas struck down the entire Affordable Care Act last week, including protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

      The judge, Reed O’Conner, was a George W. Bush appointee confirmed by the Senate in a unanimous vote in 2007 — when Democrats held the majority.

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    • #2512
      Rocky
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      We all know Harry Reid was lacking one.

      I'm just tryin' to get by being quiet and shy,
      In a world full of pushin' and shove.

      Jimmy Buffett, "The Wino and I Know"

    • #3235
      doh1304
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      it’s nothing but a bs publicity stunt, and no one’s fooled.

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