confirmation
Apr 2018

“What does he need it for? To be abused by a bunch of politicians?”

“They’re not showing courage in doing what they know is right.”

“The timing of its release devalues this document.”

Trump twisting Rand Paul’s arm?

Will Korea gambit change Senate minds on Pompeo?

Ed Morrissey Apr 18, 2018 10:01 AM

Momentum.

Delay “probably would make an already parlous situation worse.:

Senate GOP getting ready for another big rule change?

Ed Morrissey Apr 11, 2018 8:41 PM

Suuuuuure.

Mar 2018

These days it might be a good question

Jan 2018

Say, where are all the ambassadors, anyway?

Ed Morrissey Jan 30, 2018 10:01 AM

Competence.

Nov 2017
Oct 2017

Hey, who’s up for a 24/7 Senate?

Ed Morrissey Oct 19, 2017 7:21 PM

“The tactics employed by the minority are designed to imperil the new administration and its agenda.”

Aug 2017

Three outta five ain’t bad

Jul 2017

“If Jeff Sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay.”

Let’s get off the stick here

Jun 2017

Obstructionism 101

Apr 2017

“Elections have consequences.”

Breaking: Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court, 54-45

Ed Morrissey Apr 07, 2017 11:58 AM

Mission accomplished.

“McConnell doesn’t start many fights; he finishes them.”

Stunt Man Merkley: The non-filibuster filibuster

Ed Morrissey Apr 05, 2017 10:01 AM

Huffpuffery.

Ayotte: Senate Dems forcing McConnell to go nuclear.

Oh my: McCain backs McConnell on the nuclear option

Ed Morrissey Apr 03, 2017 5:01 PM

Game over?

Feinstein, Warner, Leahy: We’re on for the filibuster

Ed Morrissey Apr 03, 2017 12:01 PM

Bennet: “I will oppose efforts to filibuster the nomination …”

Nuclear Tester?

Mar 2017

“…I have not found any reasons why this jurist should not be a Supreme Court Justice.”

Gang-busters: Gorsuch confirmation on collision course

Ed Morrissey Mar 30, 2017 2:01 PM

McCaskill: “By the way, Gorsuch was one of the better ones.”

McConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed next Friday

John Sexton Mar 28, 2017 5:21 PM

“…they will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court very soon.”

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

“I doubt he’s going to get 60 votes.”

“My vote will be no and I urge my colleagues to do the same.”

“I am a fair judge.”

“… worthy of treatment as precedent like any other.”

Chevron two-step.

Poised to defend the deconstruction of the administrative state?

Feb 2017

Gillibrand: Of course Neil Gorsuch will get confirmed

Ed Morrissey Feb 22, 2017 10:01 AM

And so will anyone else.

The FEC is about to experience a major shakeup

Jazz Shaw Feb 19, 2017 5:01 PM

Out with the old, in with the new

“My privacy has been invaded, my family has been hurt, my children are suffering…”