The GOP's Post-Cloture Obstruction: Nothing Changes
Senate Republicans won't let the Senate vote to confirm Nina Pillard until after midnight.
Roberts Court Leaves Workers and Employers Hanging
A case dismissal leaves intact a damaging lower court opinion whose questionable validity prompted the dismissal.
PFAW Applauds Senate Progress on DC Circuit Confirmations
WASHINGTON – The Senate today voted to confirm Patricia Millett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Millett is the first of President Obama’s three nominees to the court to receive a yes-or-no vote...
McConnell to Participate in Recess Appointments Case
The Roberts Court will let the GOP leader participate in oral arguments in a constitutional case that his party's obstruction engendered.
Tony Perkins Claims Obama Judicial Picks Are 'To the Left of Hugo Chavez'
Last month, Senate Democrats were forced to change the rules of the filibuster after Republicans vowed to block all three of President Obama’s nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals despite the fact that they had no problem with the...
Sekulow Admits He Has No Problem With The DC Circuit Nominees He Opposes
On the 700 Club today, Pat Robertson got to talking with the American Center for Law and Justice’s Jay Sekulow about President Obama’s three nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court. Although Robertson was concerned that there might be a...
FRC Attacks Judicial Nominee For Saying There Should Be Women On The Supreme Court
The Family Research Council’s attempts to paint President Obama’s female nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals as “radical feminists” aren’t going so well. First, the FRC attacked Nina Pillard for quoting...
Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to ACA's Contraception Coverage
The Justices will address if for-profit corporations have religious liberty rights, and if the ACA violates the religious liberty rights of certain company owners.
Senators Use PFAW Chart to Show Unprecedented Nature of GOP Obstruction
In their press conference following yesterday’s vote to change the Senate rules on filibusters, Democratic senators used a chart provided by PFAW to outline the extremity and unprecedented nature of the GOP’s obstruction of President...
PFAW: After Rules Change, It's Time To Get The Senate Working Again
Republicans’ abuse of Senate rules during this administration has been astounding. It’s now time for the Senate to get on with the business of governing after spending far too long bogged down with reckless GOP obstruction.