Reckless Obstruction: Blocking Nominees, Blocking Justice
To: Interested Parties
From: Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel, People For the American Way
Date: October 1, 2015
Re: Reckless Obstruction: Blocking Nominees, Blocking Justice
Under the leadership of Mitch McConnell, the Republican-...
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