Politics
2:33 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Obama Should Benefit From Senate Rules Change

Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 3:45 am

The Senate's vote on Thursday to change its rules and approve presidential appointments by a simple majority, presents new opportunities for the president. Until now, dozens of appointments to the administration and the federal bench have been held up because they could not get the needed 60 votes in the Senate.