May 07, 2008
Same as It Ever Was Dept.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), said he would not allow Democrats a separate vote on each nominee and instead wanted the FEC nominees voted on as a package, which would ensure approval of the most controversial GOP pick, Hans von Spakovsky. Democrats have made it clear that von Spakovsky would not pass the Senate while the other four nominees would be approved.
But more mainstream news outlets
are picking up the Mason angle
Posted by Rick Hasen at May 7, 2008 04:50 PM