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G.O.P. Filibuster of 2 Obama Picks Sets Up Fight

Senate Republicans on Thursday thwarted the confirmation of two of President Obama’s nominees, one to a powerful appeals court and another to a home-lending oversight post, setting up a confrontation with Democrats that could escalate into a larger fight over limiting the filibuster and restrict how far the minority party can go to block a president’s agenda. Full Story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/01/us/politics/senate-republicans-block-2-obama-nominees.html

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