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GOP Senators have recorded a video slapping Chuck Schumer for what can only be described as historic obstruction. Just how bad has the obstruction been? Let’s look at the number of failed cloture votes for former presidents at the same point of their presidencies. Barack Obama had 12. George W Bush had 4. Bill Clinton …

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Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado said that Democrats were wrong to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch and he blames the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the dems botched battle to keep him off the court. This will probably not sit well with his fellow Democrats in the Senate and possibly the House, too. …

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The Democrats have filibustered just about every Trump nominee. That is because the rules allow unlimited debate. The Republicans are about to change the rules, likely in April. The rule change will limit debate. The rule has remained the same as neither party ever used the rule to prevent nominees from getting a vote. No …

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