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October 17, 2016

Appearing on a local radio show in Pennsylvania, Sen. John McCain promised that Republicans will continue to use their majority in the Senate to obstruct not only President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland, but any nominee Sec. Hillary Clinton puts forward.

August 12, 2016

This week U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) became the latest Republican to publicly state she will not vote for GOP Presidential Nominee Donald Trump.

July 25, 2016

Republicans didn’t just embarrass themselves in Cleveland last week by nominating an unrepentant bigot to lead their presidential ticket.

The week also marked 125 days since President Obama appointed Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Garland’s confirmation process now holds the record for the longest a nominee has gone without a vote. (Previously this milestone was held by one of our greatest Supreme Court Justices, Louis Brandeis.)

June 24, 2016

Today marks 100 days since President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court – and 100 days that Senate Republicans have denied Garland a vote.

Since 1980, every single Supreme Court appointee has been given a vote within 100 days:

June 13, 2016

Like most Senate Republicans in the Obstruction Club, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has completely failed to take Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to task for his racist comments in which he questioned the ability of a federal judge to perform his duties due to his Mexican heritage.

June 06, 2016

Senate Republicans were quick to come out and rebuke Donald Trump for his latest remarks that questioned a judge’s impartiality and ability to perform his job based on his Mexican heritage.

In fact, following Trump’s racist remarks against Judge Curiel, none other than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected Trump’s comments:

May 27, 2016

Even while Senate Republicans have created a firestorm of controversy over the past year due to their historic refusal to consider a President’s Supreme Court nomination, the Supreme Court itself has remained largely silent and/or neutral on the matter. Until now, that is.

May 13, 2016

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican senator who’s on the front lines of the Obstructionist Club that’s making history with its unprecedented refusal to consider a nominee for the Supreme Court, just doesn’t know when to quit.

Grassley is already facing one of the toughest re-elections of his career. And according to a report, Grassley himself acknowledges it’s all about his refusal to do his job:

May 10, 2016

In a display of naked partisanship and political opportunism, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake revealed that if a Democrat were to win the presidential election in November, then Republicans should move to confirm Merrick Garland out of fear that the next President’s nominee would be less to their liking:

May 03, 2016

When we first began telling Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his band of Republican obstructionists to #DoYourJob by holding a hearing and vote for President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, we didn’t realize just how deep the problem ran.

According to a new report, this year’s Republican-led Senate will be in session for the fewest days in 60 years:

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