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Fixing the blame for the D.C. gridlock

Posted By Rob Schofield On November 13, 2013 @ 9:45 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Mel Watt [1]The next time someone tells you that the problem with D.C. politics is the refusal of President Obama and folks on what passes for the “left” to “compromise” with conservatives, ask them to read this Huffington Post article about the utterly absurd, take-no-prisoners¬†obstructionism [2] confronting a long and growing list of high-quality nominees put forth by the President to fill numerous vacancies on the federal courts and in other important agencies – including the national Housing Finance Agency position for which North Carolina Congressman Mel Watt (pictured at left) was nominated months ago.

¬†And, of course, it’s just coincidence that so many of the stonewalled nominees are women and people of color.


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[2] this Huffington Post article about the utterly absurd, take-no-prisoners obstructionism: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/13/obama-judicial-nominees_n_4255062.html

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