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7. And the Senate Republicans are not interested in turning the Court over to the progressives..
Sat Feb 13, 2016, 11:02 PM
Feb 2016

...and unfortunately they hold the best hand.

Our best hope is that they overplay that hand and drive up Democratic voter numbers during the general election. That's why it is so important that we have an "electable" nominee, not a revolutionary.

But keep in mind that importance of setting the path forward for the Supreme Court for the next 20 years will also drive up Republican voter participation and it will remind them that they too need an "electable" nominee.

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