Bench Memos

They Caved

Sources over in the Senate tell me (where’s my C-SPAN 3?!) the cave on Kavanaugh & co. was just announced. There will be a second hearing next Tuesday, a vote Thursday.

The chairman supposedly has assurances  from the Gang there will be no filibuster.

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They Caved

Sources over in the Senate tell me (where’s my C-SPAN 3?!) the cave on Kavanaugh & co. was just announced. There will be a second hearing next Tuesday, a vote Thursday. The chairman supposedly has assurances  from the Gang there will be no filibuster. Read More
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You’ve probably seen the viral footage of a Native American beating his drum, surrounded by a crowd of students from Covington Catholic high school. One of them, wearing a MAGA hat, is right in front of him, with a smirk on his face. It was an odd moment combining the end of the March for Life, which the ... Read More