Tag Archive: Senate Nuclear Option

Jul 12 2013

The “Nuclear Option” and the Erosion of Rule of Law

Harry Reid is at the end of his rope. President Obama continues to nominate a steady stream of superbly qualified candidates to staff critical positions in the Executive branch. However, Senate Republicans, through long-standing procedure (the filibuster) that allows a type of “tyranny of the minority,” have steadfastly “obstructed” the Senate from moving the nominations to …

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