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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
Republican obstruction of judicial nominations is unprecedented
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By Pat Cunningham
May 4, 2013 11:17 a.m.



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Jonathan Bernstein has the story HERE:

The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service has released an important new report that details Barack Obama’s record on nominating judges during his first term. It’s no surprise: Republican obstruction against his selections was unprecedented…

A quick look at the report’s summary confirms that Obama’s nominees have been treated more roughly than those of Presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and the other Bush.

That’s only half the story. George H.W. Bush had to deal with an opposition party Senate for his entire first term, and Bill Clinton and George W. Bush had that during about half of ...

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