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  •  "rabble rousers"? For wanting the President to be (7+ / 0-)

    able to fulfill a constitutional duty to fill judicial vacancies? It's incredible that 5 or 6 senators calling themselves Democrats would even consider abetting Republican obstructionism in stopping judicial appointments for blatantly political reasons.

    "They will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy. The full faith and credit of the United States of America is not a bargaining chip."

    by TofG on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 04:02:42 PM PDT

    •  Report: GOP spurns Obama's 'Court Packing' Plan (1+ / 0-)
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      Zack from the SFV

      "Court packing"means the unethical practice of filling vacant judicial seats with...people the President deems qualified!

      We can heartily agree that this practice must cease!  The Republic must endure!

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