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18 Jul 2019, 9:05 pm by Alana Bevan
” WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK A new policy brief by Jonathan Pollack and Jeffrey Bader of the Brookings Institution investigated the potential risks of economic disengagement with China. [read post]
16 Jul 2019, 8:05 pm by Sandy Levinson
 (It is certainly possible, for example, that the truly despicable Mitch McConnell will win re-election next year.) [read post]
20 Jun 2019, 4:21 am by SHG
But this can’t be the discussion without it devolving into a frenzy of cries of “racist” if you’re white or “coon” if you’re black. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 10:10 am by Scott R. Anderson
Over the past several weeks, a new front has opened up in the legal fight over U.S. support for the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen: the president’s authority to pursue arms sales. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Chao Created Special Path for McConnell’s Favored Projects Politico – Tucker Doherty and Tanya Snider | Published: 6/10/2019 The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s home state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million for favored projects as McConnell prepared to campaign for… [read post]
10 Jun 2019, 7:30 am by Sandy Levinson
 As many have noted, our own era is not an age where the proclivity to compromise is applauded, and it remains to be seen if a Democratic Congress can figure out a way to "check and balance" a President who has exhibited exemplary skills in bringing his political party to heel and making such figures as Lindsay Graham or Mitch McConnell "useful idiots" for his aggrandizing views of presidential power. [read post]
7 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
And McConnell’s re-election campaigns have received more than $1 million in contributions from Chao’s extended family. [read post]
24 May 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
A Conservative Activist’s Behind-the-Scenes Campaign to Remake the Nation’s Courts Anchorage Daily News – Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg (Washington Post) | Published: 5/21/2019 At a time when President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are reshaping federal courts by installing conservative judges and Supreme Court justices, few people outside government have more influence over judicial appointments now than Leonard Leo. [read post]
20 May 2019, 11:00 am by Carrie Cordero, Joshua A. Geltzer
Having acting cabinet members for long periods is generally bad governance, given that such unilateral appointments by the president skirt the constitutional requirement that the president submit such important officials to the Senate for its consideration and—if they’re deemed to be qualified—consent. [read post]
14 May 2019, 7:29 am by Andrew Hamm
The following is a series of questions prompted by the forthcoming publication of Michael Bobelian’s “Battle for the Marble Palace: Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Forging of the Modern Supreme Court” (Schaffner Press, 2019). [read post]
2 May 2019, 3:07 am by Diane Ring
Specifically, it is not obvious that senators will either: (1) be able to offer Senator Paul (who was re-elected to another six-year term in 2016) something sufficient in exchange for ceasing to block tax agreements, or (2) conclude that the time has come to devote Senate resources (i.e. key floor time) to “cloture”. [read post]
14 Apr 2019, 7:54 am by MOTP
Standards lowered further to facilitate robo-litigation with sloppy affidavits and minimal documentation in consumer debt litigation  A February 2019 panel opinion of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston marks a new nadir in the evolving jurisprudence governing credit card collection cases in Texas. [read post]
4 Apr 2019, 9:12 pm by Alana Bevan
WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK What role does cost-benefit analysis (CBA) play in an era of deregulation? [read post]
29 Mar 2019, 5:24 pm by Kirk Jenkins
  Over the few months that followed (we’re still in 1903), both the defendant and the Costa Rican government supposedly did what they could to slow McConnell down. [read post]
29 Mar 2019, 5:24 pm by Kirk Jenkins
  Over the few months that followed (we’re still in 1903), both the defendant and the Costa Rican government supposedly did what they could to slow McConnell down. [read post]
29 Mar 2019, 5:24 pm by Kirk Jenkins
  Over the few months that followed (we’re still in 1903), both the defendant and the Costa Rican government supposedly did what they could to slow McConnell down. [read post]
The determination of just how good the news is—whether it amounts to the exoneration Trump claims on these points or whether we’re dealing with conduct just shy of prosecutable—will have to await the text of Mueller’s report itself. [read post]
19 Mar 2019, 4:14 am by Nathaniel Sobel
The political battle over foreign policy leading up to 2020 has begun, and McConnell just fired the opening salvo. [read post]