Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Wins Approval

With the support of three Democratic senators up for re-election in 2018 -- Joe Donnelly of Indiana,┬áHeidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia -- Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch won Senate confirmation, 54-45. It was a major victory for Trump, and validation for those conservatives who reluctantly voted for … Continue reading Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Wins Approval

In Trump Era, Filibuster Could Come in Handy for Democrats

The presidency of Donald Trump in its first two years may have a Republican majority in Congress, but in no way does he have a mandate, and by no means will he have a filibuster-proof majority of 60 votes in the Senate, as Barack Obama did for part of his first two years. Democrats may … Continue reading In Trump Era, Filibuster Could Come in Handy for Democrats