Sen. Dick Durbin

Dem Rep Gutiérrez: I Am ‘Disillusioned’ Democrats Are ‘Caving’

Monday on MSNBC, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) discussed Senate Democrats agreeing to a three-week spending bill that would fund the government until February 8 and said he was “disillusioned” because “they’re caving.” Gutiérrez said, “I’m disillusioned. I think they’re caving. You know Democrats

Luis Gutiérrez

Senate Judiciary Committee Sends Gorsuch Through for Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee, in a party-line 11-9 vote Monday, has passed Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace conservative stalwart Justice Antonin Scalia, setting up a full Senate confirmation vote for April 7.

Neil Gorsuch, shown here on March 20, faces a confirmation vote in the Senate on his Supreme Court nomination

Progressive Group: ‘Stand with Warren Against Obama’

A progressive group founded by Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig is calling on Democrats to “stand with Warren against Obama” in opposing Obama’s nomination of Wall Street executive Antonio Weiss — a man who helped raise big bucks for Obama’s political campaigns.

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