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Saving Us From Ourselves: The Pursuit of Fiscal Sanity

Saxby Chambliss

Despite some real progress made the last few years, our nation has yet to seriously address our self-inflicted fiscal crisis. Even with slight increases in revenues and an emphasis on spending reductions, Washington has continued to run deficits that number in the hundreds of billions each year. Our national debt now tops $17 trillion, and growing, and $12 trillion of that has been added since 2001.[1]... Read more about Saving Us From Ourselves: The Pursuit of Fiscal Sanity

  • May 5, 2014
  • 25 Stan.L.& Pol'y Rev. 18

How 52 Senators Made 60 = 51

Orrin G. Hatch

On November 21, 2013, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declared that “unbelievable, unprecedented obstruction” by Republican filibusters had made the confirmation process “completely unworkable.”[1] As a result, he said, Democrats were forced to eliminate virtually all nomination filibusters. This Article examines how and why the Democrat Senate made such a sweeping change to the confirmation process. ... Read more about How 52 Senators Made 60 = 51

  • March 19, 2014
  • 25 Stan.L.& Pol'y Rev. 9

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