Friday, May 20, 2005

The political endgame for the filibuster debate

By the way, the Republicans' political strategy behind filibuster showdown is playing out just as I predicted in January. The Washington Post paraphrases Republican Senator John Cornyn as saying that the real issue underlying the debate is not so much giving these particular judges "an up or down vote" as it is "the potential use of the filibuster to block a future Supreme Court nominee."

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