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I have a new TAP piece about the unacceptably high vacancy rates on the federal courts. The best symbol of Republican obstructionism, to me, isn’t Liu. I believe he should have been confirmed, of course, but as someone who believes that the defeat of Robert Bork was one of the few things that could justify […]

I Blame Capra

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On March 10, 2010
For whatever reason, the filibuster has a romantic appeal to people who should know better, and you often hear from those who dislike the current rules that changing the rules to require “real” filibusters would have some sort of salutary effect. My position continues to be that the effects of such a rule change are […]

Nihilists and Wets

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On February 23, 2010

Bart Stupak is happy to blow up health care reform, denying countless people medical care and hence unnecessary illness and death, if access to abortion can’t be made more inequitable. Just anot

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