Recent changes to Senate rules mean that a simple majority vote is required for a nominee to advance – Democrats have 49 of 100 seatsFacing a battle over the supreme court seat vacated by Anthony Kennedy, Senate Democrats continued on Thursday to look for ways to fight. They found few options. Related: ‘Democracy is at stake’: Anthony Kennedy’s exit causes a political earthquake Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/jun/28/supreme-court-replacement-democrats-stop-block-options-limited

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