Blog Profile / DeBonis


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Filed Under:United States / Washington D.C.
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Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Bill de Blasio to testify against Obama-backed Homeland Security cuts

Proposed cut to anti-terrorism program could cost the Big Apple $90 million in federal grants.

In first hearing, GOP panel seeks to cast doubt on fetal tissue research

Select Investigative Panel will hold first hearing as high court hears abortion arguments across the street.

After White House meeting on Supreme Court nominee standoff, neither side budges

“There wasn’t much said at the meeting,” Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) said about meeting with the president and Republican leaders.

Sen. Charles Grassley is Democrats’ target in opening battle of Supreme Court war

To secure a hearing for high-court nominee, Reid & Co. are playing the shame game.

Supreme Court nomination poses dilemma for Democrats

Should Obama pick a moderate who might be confirmed by a GOP Senate? Or pick a ‘liberal Scalia’ to motivate Democratic voters?

Republican governor of Nevada Brian Sandoval being considered for Supreme Court

Sandoval is increasingly viewed by key Democrats as perhaps the only nominee President Obama could select who would be able to break a Republican blockade in the Senate.

Republicans vow no hearings and no votes for Obama’s Supreme Court pick

Democrats fume as GOP leaders pledge to allow the next president to fill Antonin Scalia’s seat.

Republicans vow no hearings and no votes for Obama’s Supreme Court pick

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said it is the “consensus view” of Judiciary Committee Republicans not to hold hearings.

Harry Reid ties Senate’s Supreme Court battle to Donald Trump

The Senate’s top Demcrats says the Republican party is ‘unconditionally surrendering its moral compass to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.’

Joe Biden in 1992: No nominations to the Supreme Court in an election year

Republicans are using the vice president’s remarks from two decades ago to support their case.

In 1992, Joe Biden called for an election-year blockade of Supreme Court nominations

In 1992, Biden said the Senate ‘should seriously consider not scheduling confirmation hearings... until after the political campaign season is over.’

Trump is the projected winner in the South Carolina GOP primary

A win for Trump would sustain his position as the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination.

Clinton defeats Sanders in Nevada caucus vote

Nevada is the first state to gauge support among Hispanics, a growing demographic, and a test of union power.

Clinton defeats Sanders in Nevada caucus vote

Nevada is the first state to gauge support among Hispanics, a growing demographic, and also a test of union power.

South Carolina voting could reshape a wild GOP presidential race

Trump is the favorite, but his margin of victory will be closely watched.

Nevada Democrats start to caucus, as Sanders looks to upset Clinton

In GOP race, Trump is expected to win South Carolina primary, as Cruz and Rubio battle for second.

Senators bicker over past remarks as activists lay down SCOTUS battle lines

Sky-high political stakes underpin a feverish mobilization in the advocacy ranks.

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