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Reid Doesn’t Want Filibuster

So Senator Reid is telling Republicans that Democratic Senators don’t intend to filibuster a Supreme Court nominee “except in extreme circumstances.” That would be reassuring except for the fact that, according to Democratic Senators, they are only using the filibuster in “extreme” circumstances now.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.


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