Obama Seizes Control of ‘Second Highest Court’

John Gizzi Newsmax 9 Jan 2014

The Senate is poised to confirm Robert L. Wilkins to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit — the final battle in a bruising war between the White House and Senate Republicans over the “second highest court in the land.”

The D.C. Circuit deals with cases against […]

Daisy Ad 2013: Senate Filibuster Nuclear Option Remix

Nick Gillespie & Meredith Bragg Reason Magazine 11/21/2013

What a difference eight years and a Senate majority makes. Back in 2005, Senate Democrats (including Barack Obama) were in the minority – and dead-set against a Republican plan to allow judicial nominations to proceed to an up-or-down vote based on a simple majority. The so-called nuclear […]