Kagan Joins Supreme Court After 63-37 Vote in Senate - NYTimes.com

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In a sign of the import of the moment, senators were asked to record their votes from their desks. Kagan received fewer Republican votes than Justice Sotomayor, who was supported by nine in her 68-31 confirmation on Aug. with only four endorsing him in a 58 to 42 vote in January 2006.

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Kagan Joins Supreme Court After 63-37 Vote in Senate - NYTimes.com

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In a sign of the import of the moment, senators were asked to record their votes from their desks. Kagan received fewer Republican votes than Justice Sotomayor, who was supported by nine in her 68-31 confirmation on Aug. with only four endorsing him in a 58 to 42 vote in January 2006.

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One For Mr. Berlusconi, By the Skin of His Teeth

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High drama on the Italian legislative floor this week as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi escaped disaster, surviving a confidence vote by three yeas. Three pregnant women arrived to vote against him. Votes shifted one way, then the other. Accusations of

The Health Care Hoax Has Been Exposed, Senator McConnell - The New York Times

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With members of his own party balking at even bringing the measure to the Senate floor, Mr. McConnell announced on Tuesday that a vote would be delayed until after the July 4 recess.

Inside the SAG Boardroom

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In particular, no vote was ever taken on the moderates’ so-called omnibus motion that would have fired SAG National Executive Director Doug Allen (not just removed him as chief negotiator, as has been reported elsewhere), replaced the negotiating committee, and reopened negotiations with the AMPTP. Over-long statements from the floor by Membership First members were frequently allowed under the guise that they were questions, sources said. The omnibus motion never reached a vote.

Monday Morning JetLawg

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Ex-gay advocacy group battles Disney’s non-discrimination policy through shareholder vote. Not quite a salary floor, but Florida Marlins respond to criticism by reaching deal to spend more money. In the news.

Kagan avoids drama on way to court - POLITICO.com Print View

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Image by talkradionews via Flickr Kagan avoids drama on way to court - POLITICO.com Senate floor debate on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan kicked off Tuesday, beginning the final chapter in what has proved to be a low-drama process well-suited to a hot Washington summer.

Kagan avoids drama on way to court - POLITICO.com Print View

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Image by talkradionews via Flickr Kagan avoids drama on way to court - POLITICO.com Senate floor debate on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan kicked off Tuesday, beginning the final chapter in what has proved to be a low-drama process well-suited to a hot Washington summer.

Republican Death Wish - The New York Times

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People may conveniently disassociate a vote cast in marbled halls from the body stretched out in a wooden box, but make no mistake: They are linked. As House Democrats sang as their Republican colleagues made their self-immolating votes: ‘Na, na, na, na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye.’

SAG Board Meeting Grinds On Into the Night

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In the lobby, a few bored security guards and one or two other people hung out as janitors washed the floors under harsh lighting. Her denial was at first a bit vague, but was later explicit, telling me and a Bloomberg reporter that Allen had not been ousted and that no vote had been taken. The SAG National Board meeting, which began about 9:00 a.m. Monday morning, apparently continues as of this hour, 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, or more than 18 hours later.

Coincidence, or Did Mississippians Just Tell @agjimhood to Go For It in His Investigation of Google?

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While Bill 1201 passed in committee it failed in the floor vote in the House–so the peoples representatives had a chance to vote on the idea knowing that the main beneficiary of the legislation would likely be Google–and they voted it down.

American crossroads: Reagan, Trump and the devil down south | US news | The Guardian

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That fall, the Dixiecrats took four deep south states and 39 electoral votes from Harry Truman, a rippling of racist muscle that kept the Democratic party’s egalitarian impulse in check throughout the 1950s. Goldwater had been one of only a handful of Republican senators to vote against the Civil Rights Act, and his nominating convention turned into a raucous revolt against the party’s eastern establishment. Please read this article.

Privacy Rights, Property Rights and Google

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…there was lunch in the larger, first floor cafeteria where, in the corner, on a small stage there was a man, playing a guitar, who looked like an aging singer-songwriter Mae’s parents listened to. Class A shares had customary voting rights, one share one vote.

Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito - New York Times

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No one can complain on this matter that there hasn't been sufficient time to talk about Judge Alito, pro and con," Mr. Reid said on the Senate floor. "I And on Friday, Senator Joseph Biden, a Delaware Democrat and member of the Judiciary Committee who voted against Mr. Alito there, said he would not support a filibuster and doubted one would happen. Instead, the Senate will vote Monday on whether to close debate. Sixty votes are required for a full Senate vote on Judge Alito.

Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito - New York Times

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No one can complain on this matter that there hasn't been sufficient time to talk about Judge Alito, pro and con," Mr. Reid said on the Senate floor. "I And on Friday, Senator Joseph Biden, a Delaware Democrat and member of the Judiciary Committee who voted against Mr. Alito there, said he would not support a filibuster and doubted one would happen. Instead, the Senate will vote Monday on whether to close debate. Sixty votes are required for a full Senate vote on Judge Alito.

After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill - NYTimes.com

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The so-called “media shield” bill is awaiting a vote on the Senate floor. After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill - NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — Democratic senators who have been working on legislation providing greater protections to reporters who refuse to identify confidential sources are backpedaling from WikiLeaks , the Web site that recently disclosed more than 75,000 classified documents related to the Afghanistan war. Senators Charles E.

After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill - NYTimes.com

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The so-called “media shield” bill is awaiting a vote on the Senate floor. After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill - NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — Democratic senators who have been working on legislation providing greater protections to reporters who refuse to identify confidential sources are backpedaling from WikiLeaks , the Web site that recently disclosed more than 75,000 classified documents related to the Afghanistan war. Senators Charles E.

Ayo Gurkhali!

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The Prime Minister himself forced a showdown vote on the issue and lost with 27 members of his own party voting against the government with 60 Labour abstentions (a much bigger deal in the UK than in the US). Before Brown had those words shoved down his throat, Nick Clegg (leader of the Liberal Democrats) threw down on the floor of the Commons: "What kind of answer is that? “From most conspicuous bravery during operations against the German trenches south of Mauquissant.

Ayo Gurkhali!

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The Prime Minister forced a showdown vote on the issue and lost with 27 members of his own party voting against the government with 60 Labour abstentions (a much bigger deal in the UK than in the US). Before Brown had those words shoved down his throat, Nick Clegg (leader of the Liberal Democrats) threw down on the floor of the Commons: "What kind of answer is that? “From most conspicuous bravery during operations against the German trenches south of Mauquissant.

Content Creators Coalition Responds To Rep. Zoe Lofgren’s Attack on Goodlatte and Conyers

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Entitled “Don’t Trump the Library of Congress” (so you know where that’s going), Lofgren said: “Despite the rushed manner in which this bill has been brought to the floor, there is absolutely no coherent rationale advanced as to how it will improve the administration of the Copyright office.

Leading by (Bad) Example - New York Times

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diplomats in Baghdad about the need to separate "mosque from state" in the new Iraq, he was also floored to read that the former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr, now a law school dean, said on the radio show of the conservative James Dobson that Miers deserved support because she was "a very, very strong Christian [who] should be a source of great comfort and assistance to people in the households of faith around the country.". Sahafi said he was also floored to see the U.S.

Leading by (Bad) Example - New York Times

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diplomats in Baghdad about the need to separate "mosque from state" in the new Iraq, he was also floored to read that the former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr, now a law school dean, said on the radio show of the conservative James Dobson that Miers deserved support because she was "a very, very strong Christian [who] should be a source of great comfort and assistance to people in the households of faith around the country.". Sahafi said he was also floored to see the U.S.

Will Congress Move to Protect U.S. Speech from Foreign Lawsuits?

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6146 , which passed the House Judiciary Committee late last year but failed to get to a floor vote before the end of the 110 th Congress. With the rough and tumble of the debate over the stimulus legislation starting to wind down, Congress is starting to turn to other subjects. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law held hearings yesterday on "libel tourism," the filing of libel lawsuits against U.S.

Sidney Blumenthal · A Short History of the Trump Family: The First Family · LRB 16 February 2017

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Trump got 4 per cent of the vote. In 2016, he lost 87 per cent of the vote in Manhattan, and most of those who voted for him probably did so with distaste, casting their loyal Republican votes for a man who for most of his life donated money to Democratic candidates in a Democratic city. Trump also lost in Queens, carrying only 22 per cent of the vote; in Brooklyn, he won less than 20 per cent; and in the Bronx, about 10 per cent.)

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > State -- Republicans see Calif. jurist as model for filibuster fight

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So while another of President Bush's judicial nominees, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen, is likely to be the flashpoint for a showdown over whether Democrats should be able to stop appointments to the nation's highest courts, Brown is being debated just as much on the Senate floor this week. said Tuesday during floor debate. "I The Senate's 55 Republicans have a clear majority to confirm but not the 60 votes need to break the filibuster.

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > State -- Republicans see Calif. jurist as model for filibuster fight

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So while another of President Bush's judicial nominees, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen, is likely to be the flashpoint for a showdown over whether Democrats should be able to stop appointments to the nation's highest courts, Brown is being debated just as much on the Senate floor this week. said Tuesday during floor debate. "I The Senate's 55 Republicans have a clear majority to confirm but not the 60 votes need to break the filibuster.

The cracks in Trump's Kremlin cover-up appear to be collapsing

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In April 2013, federal agents busted up an international gambling ring run by the Russian mafia out of the entire 51st floor in Trump Towers in NYC. It’s not yet proven that Russia’s efforts changed the outcome of the election, even with only 78,000 votes in three states making the difference. #ManchurianPresident #ResistanceIsNotFutile #LiarInChief "First Trump, Pence, and Priebus all denied any and all contacts with anyone from Russia.

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Liberty Beat Mutiny at the Supreme Court The Roberts Court signals the president that he is not immune from the Constitution by Nat Hentoff April 16th, 2006 11:04 AM John Roberts delivers remarks on the State Floor of the White House photo: White House photo by Eric Draper/whitehouse.gov The preservation of liberty requires that the three great departments of power should be separate and distinct.

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Liberty Beat Mutiny at the Supreme Court The Roberts Court signals the president that he is not immune from the Constitution by Nat Hentoff April 16th, 2006 11:04 AM John Roberts delivers remarks on the State Floor of the White House photo: White House photo by Eric Draper/whitehouse.gov The preservation of liberty requires that the three great departments of power should be separate and distinct.

Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska - New York Times

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Nebraska's 49-member, nonpartisan Legislature approved the measure by a vote of 31 to 16, with Mr. Chambers's support and with the votes of 30 conservative lawmakers from affluent white suburbs and ranching counties with a visceral dislike of the Omaha school bureaucracy.

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Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska - New York Times

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Nebraska's 49-member, nonpartisan Legislature approved the measure by a vote of 31 to 16, with Mr. Chambers's support and with the votes of 30 conservative lawmakers from affluent white suburbs and ranching counties with a visceral dislike of the Omaha school bureaucracy.

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Inside Higher Ed :: 'Cuts' or 'Savings' for Student Loans?

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The only thing left for Democrats to do, given that they clearly did not have the votes to stop (or even amend) the measure, was to score political points by portraying the bill over and over again as one that would take money out of students’ pockets to pay, among other things, for tax cuts for wealthy Americans. If they weren’t all bandaged up, they’d be bleeding all over the floor.”. Inside Higher Ed :: 'Cuts' or 'Savings' for Student Loans?

Inside Higher Ed :: 'Cuts' or 'Savings' for Student Loans?

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The only thing left for Democrats to do, given that they clearly did not have the votes to stop (or even amend) the measure, was to score political points by portraying the bill over and over again as one that would take money out of students’ pockets to pay, among other things, for tax cuts for wealthy Americans. If they weren’t all bandaged up, they’d be bleeding all over the floor.”. Inside Higher Ed :: 'Cuts' or 'Savings' for Student Loans?