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In 2016, the Republicans argued the Senate should not consider Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, because the vacancy happened just 269 days before the election… Now, with the election just 45 days away, the Republicans seem to fee differently…

I’m sorry that I haven’t been around much this past week, but I’ve had my hands full. I did want to stop by the site today, though, and announce that, even though I’m soon to be on the unemployment line, I’m going to be making a contribution to the Senate campaign of retired US Marine […]

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McConnell has promised a rigged trial. Democrats need four Republican Senators to stop it.

“The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two thirds of the members present.” -Article 1, […]

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Yes, Ben Shapiro, Michigan voters actually do want “a president respected by Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau”

In the wake of last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing in which constitutional law scholars Pamela Karlan, Noah Feldman, and Michael Gerhardt offered testimony on the constitutional basis for Donald Trump’s impeachment, the Republicans didn’t have much of a counter argument. As we discussed at the time, they paraded out a Republican shill by the […]

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Donald Trump commands the Department of Justice to “come to (Brett Kavanaugh’s) rescue” amid newly substantiated claims of sexual assault

In today’s New York Times, there’s an incredible piece of journalism from Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, the authors of the forthcoming book The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation. The article’s focus is on Deborah Ramirez, a undergraduate classmate of Brett Kavanaugh’s at Yale. Ramirez, as you may recall, made a claim prior to […]

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Alabama shows us the Republican endgame for women’s health policy

Republicans, in an attempt to see Roe v. Wade rolled back, have been aggressively working within state legislatures to pass restrictive anti-abortion laws that they know will be challenged in the courts, with the hope being that one of these cases might make its way all the way up to the Supreme Court, where the […]

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