"The legislative filibuster defines the Senate as the world’s greatest deliberative body. It would be tragic if it were removed. And I believe the Democrats would rue the day eventually should they pursue that route," Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said in a statement to Fox News. "This issue is one that frankly the Democrats should back off on and recognize that it is a hallowed tradition of the Senate." … [Read more...] about McConnell says ‘basic arithmetic’ shows Dems can’t kill filibuster. How that hampers these progressive desires
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No, no no no no. There is a question about whether or not — it’s a lifetime appointment. I’m not going to attempt to change that at all. There’s some literature, among constitutional scholars, about the possibility of going from one court to another court, not just always staying the whole time on the Supreme Court. But i have made no judgment, my word, my word is I have made no judgment, they’re just just a group of serious constitutional scholars, have a number of ideas how we should proceed from this point on. And that’s what we’re going to be doing. I’m going to give them 180 days, God willing, if I’m elected from the time I’m sworn in, to be able to make such a recommendation. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden: No Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices, Maybe Move Them to Another Court
"At the end of the day we’re all sports fans. I grew up playing all those sports as a kid. You kind of dream that you could be a professional athlete in a different sport too," Stamkos added. "I watch those guys, I admire them. It’s inspiring for us as athletes to watch what they have to go through to achieve their dreams." … [Read more...] about Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium
Newsom is also trying to spread the word that San Francisco has taken significant steps to entice local families to stay by increasing its child care subsidies, phasing in free preschool for all, providing low-cost health insurance for young people, upgrading libraries, improving parks, and increasing the city's financial contribution to public schools. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
Wreckage is lifted away after the car Diana was in crashed into a pillar on August 31, 1997. Fayed and driver Henri Paul died at the scene. Diana died at a Paris hospital a few hours later. A French investigation concluded that Paul was legally drunk at the time and responsible for the accident. In 2008, a British coroner's jury found that Diana and Fayed were unlawfully killed because of the actions of Paul and pursuing paparazzi. … [Read more...] about Kristen Stewart set to play Princess Diana in film detailing her split from Prince Charles