The Senate will soon return from its August recess. What kind of judicial-confirmation progress should we expect during the rest of the 116th Congress?
Changes to our judiciary system would be dangerous.
'Winning at all costs' shows its ugliness in our current judicial confirmation process.
Judicial nominations are turning into partisan battles.
If Republicans were applying an “unfair” standard to Obama district court nominees, they were amateurs.
Jeffords’s switch was more than one senator changing parties. It also triggered a radical change in the norms of the confirmation process.
You know the confirmation process is a partisan mess when a senator voting for a nominee of the other party is news worth a headline.
It is a radical rejection of how America’s founders designed our system of government in general, and the judiciary in particular.