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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

What McConnell Didn't Want the Senate to Hear

You may have read or heard (depending on how you get your news) about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulling the plug on Elizabeth Warren during the Democrats' filibuster of debate on the nomination of Sen. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III as attorney general. She was reading a letter from Coretta Scott King opposing Sessions' nomination to the federal bench in 1986. McConnell, for whom Senate rules apply when he wants them to, ruled her out of order for saying bad things about another senator.

Well, here's the letter:

Via RawStory.

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