confirmation hearings
Jan 2019

Sasse: “We should, in this body, rebuke these anti-Catholic attacks.”

“I think he’s held up well.”

“I don’t believe Mr. Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt.”

GOP, Dems tell each other: Clean up your act!

Nov 2018


Oct 2018

Seems to be some sort of conflict here…

Just pick a name, Chuck

Sep 2018

Live Video, Blog part 2: Kavanaugh’s testimony

John Sexton Sep 27, 2018 2:55 PM

Part 2.

Where did these guys come from?


Manchin: “These are allegations that are made and they have to come forth and prove their statements.”

Hirono goes the Full Hirono on Kavanaugh

Jazz Shaw Sep 25, 2018 8:01 AM

Never go the Full Hirono

“The Committee does not take witness requests…”

“We want her to appear.”

And this isn’t a good thing

A tale of two sittings

Stick to your story

All of this and nothing.


Collins: No sale on the Kavanaugh Roe memo

Ed Morrissey Sep 06, 2018 4:41 PM

“I’m not sure what the point of it is.”

Kavanaugh on Roe: “I live in the real world”

Ed Morrissey Sep 05, 2018 12:01 PM

“Precedent is the foundation of our system.”

Kavanaugh, Day 2: Second verse, same as the worst?

Ed Morrissey Sep 05, 2018 10:01 AM

“Sham!” Well … yeah.

At least for a few months, anyway

Graham: Sure, Kavanaugh could overturn Roe

Ed Morrissey Sep 03, 2018 4:01 PM

55 votes for the win?

Aug 2018

But she has no plan as to how to stop it

“It won’t be a landslide, but he’ll get confirmed.”

Jul 2018

Generic ballot D+3.

May 2018
Apr 2018

“He was walking into an ambush.”

Dec 2017

According to anonymous sources “familiar with the incident”

Nov 2017

Grassley to Dems: Bye bye, blue slips

Ed Morrissey Nov 16, 2017 8:41 PM


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