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  •  "Republicans who refuse to allow nominees even.." (18+ / 0-)

    Even nominees they themselves recommended.

    It's kinda like sponsoring a bill then voting against it.

    "Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense."

    by grape crush on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 03:48:15 PM PST

    •  Dear Sen. Rubio: (6+ / 0-)

      Since you have withdrawn your support of William Thomas for the Federal District judgship in the southern district of Florida, I will ask you to submit the name of a potential appointee to my office within 1 week.  If this appointee is deemed acceptable, we will put the nomination forward.  If not, the White House will nominate its own candidate.

      Unfortunately, we have been left with no choice in this judicial emergency.  Your withdrawal of support for your own candidate makes the identification and approval of a new judge in this district a matter of the greatest urgency.

      Yours,

      Barack

      We have always been at war with al Qaeda.

      by Dallasdoc on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 05:09:41 PM PST

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      •  Oh, if he only would do that. (0+ / 0-)

        The least that could be done is for someone with more authority to sit down with Patrick Leahy and convince him that this is one of those "greatest urgency" moments.  
        I guess this is our cue to contact the man.

        "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

        by SueDe on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 05:40:56 PM PST

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