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Democrats must continue the fight to preserve an independent judiciary.

The Republican Senate seeks to eliminate the fillibuster.

Her votes thrilled supporters and put some backbone into Senate Democrats.

He can help mount an effective opposition.

Click here for info on how you can help oppose Gonzalez's nomination.

The debate held before Congress voted to reorganize the nation's intelligence agencies under the authority of an all-powerful intelligence czar was generally portrayed as a simple struggle betwee

"Dr. Rice, nice to see you again. Congratulations on your appointment. We Democrats on the committee are certainly in no position to block your nomination.

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The proposed budget solution “does not generate the revenue necessary for the country to meet its needs.”

January 2, 2013

The three new senators being appointed by their governors will have no democratic legitimacy.

December 26, 2012

Elections administrators gathered for a hearing before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary to unpack some of the shenanigans from last month.

December 20, 2012

Partisan predictions for the presiden’s nominee have drowned out the real conversation on Obama’s foreign policy priorities. 

December 18, 2012

The nomination of a secretary of state gives the Senate the opportunity to probe the administration’s foreign policy priorities.

December 18, 2012

Jim DeMint’s move to the Heritage Foundation represents the combination of two nationally descredited brands.

December 7, 2012

There’s a sleeping giant on the sidelines of the most important legislative fight in the next four years.

December 2, 2012

Democrats don’t need to eliminate the filibuster. They need to restore the Mr. Smith Goes to Washington standard.

November 27, 2012

How hard will it be to negotiate with congressional Republicans? Ask the Republican senator who thinks voters are ignorant about fiscal math.

November 12, 2012