As Kavanaugh Hearings Loom, One Minnesota Senate Democrat Regrets Abolishing Filibuster

by Kevin Daley   Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota said Sunday that her party should not have invoked the so-called nuclear option and abolished the legislative filibuster for judicial nominees. The remarks come just before Judge Brett Kavanaugh will appear for confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Republican lawmakers…

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FLASHBACK: Media Praised Senate Leader Harry Reid’s ‘Nuclear Option’ in 2013

Tennessee Star

The mainstream media were all for the “nuclear option” when it was Democrats doing the nuking. The press showered praise upon the Senate for removing the filibuster for lower-court judicial nominees and executive appointments in 2013 in the effort spearheaded by then-Majority Leader Harry Reid. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow assured her…

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