What Else Is In Scott's Head?

The blog site for writer Scott C. Smith. Some observations on the world we live in and life in general. And maybe some politics.

Monday, May 23, 2005

The Slumber Party is Cancelled

It figures. Just over an hour after my last entry word comes that a deal has been made in the Senate that will preserve the filibuster and allow for votes on some of President Bush's judicial nominees.

"We have reached an agreement ... to pull the institution back from a precipice...that would have had damaging impact on the institution," Senator John McCain said at a press conference.

According to MSNBC, the agreement reached was that Democrats would not block presidential judicial nominees to appeal courts or the Supreme Court, except in "extraordinary" circumstances.

In turn, Republicans would not eliminate the filibuster.

We now return you to our regularly scheduled programming...


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