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the kavanaugh confirmation
GOP Sticking With Kavanaugh Game Plan Despite New Allegations
It’s going to be awkward at tomorrow’s hearing for Republicans to pretend Christine Blasey Ford is Kavanaugh’s only accuser.
GOPers Balk at Honoring John McCain instead of Segregationist Democrat
It’s not Richard B. Russell’s fellow Democrats but Republicans who are hesitant about renaming a Senate building to honor McCain.
Trump Overrules Kushner, Puts Hold on Criminal-Justice Reform Bill
In the end, Trump listened to crime demagogues like Tom Cotton instead of Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley — or his own son-in-law.
criminal justice reform
Criminal-Justice-Reform Deal Facing Opposition From Left and Right
Trump’s support is crucial to a deal that would add sentencing reforms to a House-passed prison-reform bill. But Cotton and Booker aren’t on board.
Can Jared Kushner Talk Trump Into a Sentencing Reform Push?
The prospects for a bipartisan sentencing reform bill are looking up now that the president seems supportive and Sessions has been sidelined.
The Dispute Dividing the GOP in the Debate Over Immigration
Senate Republicans are resisting the House–Trump effort to force restrictions in legal immigration into a deal with Democrats. But maybe not for long.
Trump Needs to Stop Whining About the Filibuster
For all his complaining about the Senate’s 60-vote requirement, Trump passed up the chance to take the issue to GOP voters in Alabama.