confirmation
Jan 2017

The consequences of the Pompeo betrayal?

Cave.

“The incoming president gets the benefit of the doubt.”

“Mattis was approved by a vote of 98-1.”

Gettin’ chippy in there.

“Barely, yes.”

“Looking good and doing a great job.”

Manchin: Sessions has my vote for AG

Ed Morrissey Jan 12, 2017 12:01 PM

“I have never detected — never one ounce of detection — that Jeff Sessions is what they have said.”

“None of this is classified, Mr. Tillerson. These people are dead.”

Return of the rule of law.

McConnell to Democrats: Grow up

Ed Morrissey Jan 09, 2017 12:01 PM

“Well, I could have made that same argument eight years ago!”

Blanche DuBois and the kindness of strangers.

Copy paste, what a waste

Regrets… he’s had a few

Speedy transitions for we, not for thee.

Dec 2016

I suppose it’s about the same as that of everyone else in the current administration

Nov 2016

Many promises to keep and steep hill to climb

Oct 2016
Mar 2016

Can the Democrats force a vote on Garland?

Jazz Shaw Mar 30, 2016 2:41 PM

Not really, no.

“Just man up…”

Feb 2016

Mark Kirk bails out on #NoHearingsNoVotes

Jazz Shaw Feb 23, 2016 12:31 PM

A “fair and thorough hearing”

Even assuming that’s the reality…

I think it matters quite a bit to the people you’d like to win over, though

Jun 2015

McConnell: No more Obama judicial confirmations?

Ed Morrissey Jun 05, 2015 2:01 PM

The supreme test.

Apr 2015

“The longer it takes to confirm her, the longer Eric Holder stays as Attorney General.”

Jan 2015
Dec 2014

Reid: We could be here all week

Jazz Shaw Dec 15, 2014 2:41 PM

Work it

Nov 2014
Oct 2014
Sep 2014

GOP warns Obama on Holder replacement: Not so fast

Ed Morrissey Sep 26, 2014 1:21 PM

Shaping the battlefield.

Breaking: Holder resigning as AG

Ed Morrissey Sep 25, 2014 11:11 AM

Confirmation fight in the midterms?

Jul 2014

What you don’t know might hurt you

Jun 2014

Obama picks new VA chief from the private sector

Ed Morrissey Jun 30, 2014 2:41 PM

Turnaround artist?

May 2014

Plus, Burwell gets opening round of questions today.

Apr 2014