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November 23, 2013


Democrats Weigh Nomination Strategy Under New Rules

"The White House and its allies are formulating ways to take maximum advantage of this week's change in the Senate's filibuster rules to rapidly confirm more than 240 judicial and executive nominees awaiting approval," the Washington Post reports.

"Democrats hope to break a logjam in President Obama's appointments, allowing him to push ahead with key parts of his agenda. But they also acknowledge that the political environment remains difficult, with many procedural tactics still available to Republicans intent on blocking his nominees."












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