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Old 04-03-2019, 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Sam Stone View Post
Let's get something straight then - Democrats in the Senate have been FAR more partisan on Supreme Court judges than have Republicans.

For example, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who was a very liberal candidate in her day, only got 3 no votes from Republicans. Justice Thomas from the same era had 46 votes against him. .
And Souter, also from that era, only had 9 votes against him. Only if there was something that came up during Thomas's nomination hearing that would have caused people to vote against him. I haven't the faintest idea what that could have been