confirmation hearings
Nov 2017

Grassley to Dems: Bye bye, blue slips

Ed Morrissey Nov 16, 2017 8:41 PM

Escalation?

Or at least doesn’t support it as much as she could

Jul 2017

“She did not get convicted for laughing. It was her actions as she was being asked to leave.”

Wray: Mueller not “on a witch hunt”

Ed Morrissey Jul 12, 2017 12:01 PM

Endorsed by …

Jun 2017

Obstructionism 101

Plenty of blame to go around

May 2017

“She did not get convicted for laughing.”

“It disrupted the session.”

Apr 2017

Grassley: Expect a SCOTUS opening this summer

Ed Morrissey Apr 20, 2017 8:41 AM

Tea leaves.

Mar 2017

Neil Gorsuch will likely be the end of Senate gang warfare

Chuck Schumer is really testing fate

Another one week delay on the Gorsuch vote

Jazz Shaw Mar 28, 2017 12:01 PM

Foot dragging on the way to the nuclear option

There’ a surprise, your honor.

The Gorsuch crucible starts today for red-state Dems

Ed Morrissey Mar 20, 2017 10:01 AM

Choices and consequences.

Feb 2017

That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works

“They’re obstructing regardless of who the individual is.”

Can we just confirm Ryan Zinke already?

Jazz Shaw Feb 20, 2017 12:41 PM

A natural fit for the Department of the Interior

What goes around comes around

Elizabeth Warren Gets Mitchslapped

Duane Patterson Feb 08, 2017 5:05 AM

The Senator will take her seat.

Away we go

Jan 2017

“May I rephrase that, sir?”

Hasn’t exactly been a fan…

“…he lacks the judgment and temperament to serve effectively as Attorney General of the United States.”

Somewhat surprisingly, Sessions was the one most of them could name

GOP slows pace of confirmation hearings

John Sexton Jan 10, 2017 3:01 PM

One day after Sen. Schumer threatens to delay all confirmation hearings.

More Sessions: Racism allegations “damnably false”

Ed Morrissey Jan 10, 2017 2:01 PM

“A dedicated public servant and a decent man.”

Sessions was sitting with his granddaughter.

The Democrats are furious

Let’s slow this down

Nov 2016

“…there’s an easy way and there’s a hard way.”

Aug 2016

The standard was set during her confirmation hearings that “smoke” was enough of a problem to cry foul.