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‘Nuclear Option’ Launched Against Intransigent Republicans

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist After repeated Republican obstruction, Senate Democrats boldly stood up to Republicans by pulling the trigger on the nuclear option, a parliamentary maneuver that means most executive branch nominees now can be approved by a simple majority rather than the 60-vote supermajority in effect throughout President Obama’s term. Although Democrats […]