Portfolio Tag: nominations

The “Deal” on Judicial Nominations Filibusters: An Update

June 2005 “Today’s vote marks  a triumph of principle over politics and results over rhetoric.”  So said Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist after the U. S. Senate confirmed Priscilla Owen to a seat on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.   But neither Constitutionalists, who hold a high view of the Constitution, nor many of their…
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