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They are showing admirable persistence in pushing nominations through, but the remaining dysfunction demands more.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Dec 12, 2013
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They admit Dems were justified in resorting to the nuclear option, yet criticize them for it, anyway.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Nov 22, 2013
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Senator Jeff Merkley reflects on today's big news out of the Senate.

Dems make their move. What will the new Senate actually look like?

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Nov 21, 2013
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The Senate Majority Leader believes Republicans cannot retreat from the position they've adopted in blocking Obama's judicial nominations -- leaving Dems only one option.

The long term success of the Democratic agenda depends on it.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Oct 29, 2013
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Democrats find a way to fracture the GOP hostility to basic governing.

Yes, the GOP may control the Senate after 2014. But changing the rules may be the only reasonable thing to do, anyway.

Harry Reid will only go nuclear if Republicans leave him no choice.

Republicans are given one last chance to avoid Armageddon

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