Politics & Media
Feb 08, 2010, 06:12AM

Richard Shelby holds the Senate hostage

Nothing like putting Alabama first.

I’ve often yearned for some high-minded, reform-oriented Senator to announce that he intends to place a hold on all presidential nominations until the confirmation process is reformed. Well it looks like Republican Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama has stepped up to the plate with a hold on all executive nominations currently on the calendar—that’s over seventy jobs.


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