Tomasky: The New New Thing is Filibustering a Supreme Court Pick in Committee

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:55 am May 6, 2009

When I wrote last week that the GOP would quite possibly try to filibuster Obama’s SCOTUS pick, many of you noted that they don’t really have the votes. You’re probably right. For the Republicans to get 40 votes, blocking a final vote on the nominee, they’d have to get every single Republican to fall into line, including Olympia Snowe. That seems other than likely.

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