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What? You Expected Democratic Senators to Act Like Adults?

Bill Murchison, An uncomplimentary picture takes shape in the mind: the Senate’s Democratic minority (save for a higher-minded handful) standing in a row, thumbs affixed to noses, fingers waving provocatively in the air, mouths emitting a rude sound commonly known as “the raspberry.” Think we’re going to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court?! Think

Chuck Todd Elicits the Real Reason Schumer Opposes the Gorsuch Nomination

Jennifer Van Laar, On Sunday’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd grilled both Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer about Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing, the nuclear option, and filibustering. In the course of the conversation, Schumer’s real motivation for wanting to stick to the 60-vote rule was revealed.  Back on February 1st, Schumer insisted he merely wanted a fair process:

Nuke ‘Em ‘Til They Glow

Kurt Schlichter, The Democrats must learn through pain, specifically the agony of watching Neil Gorsuch take the seat that they stompy-feet insist belongs to Merrick Garland. For too long, they’ve packed the bench with liberal partisans committed to exercising raw power as an end-run around democracy and the Constitution. Well, if raw power is the

The freakout over Gorsuch is beyond the bounds of reason (GOP, I’m talking to you)

Erick Erickson, Republican activists are freaking out about Neil Gorsuch. You have to admit they have some reason to do so. Given the GOP’s propensity to appoint people to the Supreme Court who go wobbly, see e.g. Kennedy, Souter, and Roberts on Obamacare, the base gets concerned when certain things are said. But the freakout

For Anti-Trump Democrats’ Their Best Allies Are Senate Republicans

Alfred S. Regnery, So far, the Senate has confirmed 14 of the 549 senior federal positions that President Trump needs to run the government and who need Senate confirmation—Cabinet secretaries and people who run the departments, bureaus, agencies and the rest of the government. The rest of the government is being run by career bureaucrats

Activists on both sides of abortion issue to protest across U.S.

Anti-abortion groups have called demonstrations at more than 200 Planned Parenthood locations throughout the United States on Saturday to urge Congress and President Donald Trump to strip the women’s health provider of federal funding. Planned Parenthood supporters in turn have organized 150 counter-demonstrations outside politicians’ offices and government buildings. Anti-abortion activists have said they were

Did Neil Gorsuch distance himself from Donald Trump? It’s complicated

Howard Kurtz, Now we have the debate over the debate on federal judges, and one judge in particular. If there’s ever been a time when a Supreme Court nominee criticized—or at least appeared to criticize—the president who picked him, I don’t recall it. The reported comments by Neil Gorsuch, in private meetings with senators, will

Conway says court ruling on Trump travel ban ‘does not affect the merits at all’

A top adviser to President Trump said Thursday in an exclusive interview on “The First 100 Days” that the White House is “fully confident” it will get its day in court in the wake of the decision by a federal appeals court to uphold the suspension of the controversial executive order on immigration. Kellyanne Conway

Preserving Our Constitutional Solid Ground

Terry Paulson, What a treasure our Constitution is and how easy to take for granted. In a world facing accelerating change and division, it’s a gift to have an anchor that keeps our freedoms secure. Abraham Lincoln knew the value of that anchor when he said, “Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be