The Corner

C-Span Geek Comment

Ed Whelan over in Bench Memos has been watching the cool C-SPAN vote-tally sidebar very closely while the Senate debates Alito. I’m a big fan of the scorecard. More of it! And if that makes me a C-SPAN geek…well, maybe you want some C-SPAN geeks at a political magazine.

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The New, New Anti-Semitism

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The Left, the Wall, the Truth

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