TITLE

Reid's maneuver

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Hill;11/14/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 136, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the move of Majority Leader Representative Harry Reid to get the nomination of Attorney General Michael Mukasey off the U.S. Senate floor in the U.S. Reid is racing against the calendar to pass the farm bill, a slew of spending measures and an Alternative Minimum Tax patch,to name just a few. Even though many in his caucus had major reservations about Mukasey’s stance on waterboarding, Reid prevented a filibuster on the nominee.
ACCESSION #
27668851

 

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