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Supreme Court stand-off

Supreme Court stand-off

Before Democrats get too smug and self-satisfied about their nominee's chances of getting elected president next month, they may want to consider what kind of Congress we're electing. Sen. John McCain dropped a pretty good clue on Monday when he told a Philadelphia radio station that Senate Republicans would stand "united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up."

Now, let that sink in for a minute. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans claimed eight months ago they couldn't bother to fill Justice Antonin Scalia's seat after his death in February because the matter should be in the hands of...

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