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Dems & Docs: Go, Lanny!


From The Hill:

The push for documents, however, could have its share of pitfalls for Democrats, especially if they are perceived as overreaching in what they demand from Roberts, other Democratic strategists noted.

“Arguing over whether or not he has to turn over every memo that he wrote in the Justice Department in the Reagan administration … is what I would describe as an instinctively partisan issue that has nothing to do with what the American people care about,” said Lanny Davis, a former special counsel to President Clinton who is now a lobbyist with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.


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