Mitch McConnell used the "nuclear option" to reduce debate time on most lifetime court picks from 30 hours to two.
But it's not over. Mitch McConnell is ready to use the contentious "nuclear option" to get this done.
Ellen Weintraub plans to block lawyers from defending the FEC against suits so courts can compel the agency to enforce the law.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) threw his support behind ending judicial filibusters, even as he warned using the “nuclear option” to do so may do “irreparable harm” to the Senate and the judiciary.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that if he changes the Senate rules to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, it will be the Democrats’ fault.
2013 Senate Democrats Just Confirmed Betsy DeVos And Will Confirm Jeff Sessions And All Of Trump's Cabinet Nominees
Yes, Democrats. But in the "what goes around, comes around" scheme of things, I wonder what current Senate Republicans will
And, if you feel very strongly about your position, you can communicate that in a way that politicians will definitely understand
Sen. John McCain has an explanation for Obama administration appointees whose confirmation votes are languishing in the GOP
Rep. Mo Brooks argued that Senate Majority Leader should use the nuclear option to change the Senate rules and pass the bill to defund President Obama's immigration actions.
The senator said he wants to go even further. Under current rules, even though only a majority is needed, the Senate must
The invocation of the nuclear option last November addressed a real problem with the functioning of the Senate, paved the way for a new generation of insightful legal minds to join the ranks of the federal judiciary, and has allowed the president to address the nation's judicial vacancy crisis by accelerating the pace of confirmations. We are all better off for it.
Paul Ryan is attempting to address poverty, once again. What he's really doing is trolling the media to write "compassionate conservative" columns about him (which, so far, doesn't seem to be working very well), to bolster his chances to get the Republican presidential nomination.