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Scheiber, Noam
June 2005
New Republic;6/6/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 21/22, p6
Offers a discussion about a deal made between United States Senate Democrats and Republicans over the filibustering of judicial nominees. Discussion of the Republican Party's dependence on business interests; Inability of Senate Republicans to pass President George W. Bush's Social Security, trade, and immigration proposals without the help of the Democrats; Reference to a Pew Research Center study on the reaction of Democrats to Bush's radicalism; Growth of partisanship in the U.S. government; Role of conservative evangelicals in pushing for Bush to appoint conservative judges; Claim that the Republican Party has recently attracted voters who care more about social issues than libertarian economic policies.


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