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May 01, 2009 10:27 am ET

In Their Own Words: The Majority's Prerogative

In 2005, many Republican Senators went so far as to claim the filibuster of judicial nominees was unconstitutional. Now four years later, with President Obama's first Supreme Court appointment looming, will they remain consistent in their position or commit one of the most blatant acts of hypocrisy in the 220-year history of the United States Senate?

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April 29, 2009 1:09 pm ET

Not So Fast: Sen. DeMint Claims Toomey Is Mainstream

On April 28, 2009 Sen. Jim DeMint said former Congressman Pat Toomey "is one of the most mainstream Americans I know."  A quick glance at Toomey's right-wing record begs the question: Exactly how many Americans does Jim DeMint actually know?

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April 21, 2009 7:05 pm ET

Video Fact Check: Sen. DeMint, 4/21/09

On April 21, 2009, Senator Jim DeMint took to the Senate floor to claim that he, unlike the rest of Washington, knew what Americans wanted.  In order to back up his not-so-humble assertion, DeMint listed a wide range of issues with which "Americans disagree with Washington."   On bizarre claim after bizarre claim, Senator DeMint was wrong.  Here are the facts:  

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