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2013-08

August 1, 2013

As Senator John McCain has said in coming out against filibustering President Obama’s nominees to the D.C. Circuit, ‘Elections have consequences.’ Yet with all of his GOP colleagues on the Committee united in support of Senator Charles Grassley’s clearly hypocritical and hyper-partisan bill to eliminate the three vacant seats on the D.C. Circuit, the Senate may once again be inching toward nuclear brinksmanship. The full Senate should brush Senator Grassley’s obstructionist ploy aside and give Pattie Millett the yes-or-no vote she deserves.