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Talking Points Memo: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday starkly warned Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) not to eliminate the filibuster on presidential nominations, threatening to end the 60-vote threshold for everything, including bills, if he becomes the majority leader.
Reuters: The case, Ray Haluch Gravel v. Central Pension Fund, raises the question of whether a federal district court’s ruling on the merits that leaves unresolved a request for contractual attorneys’ fees is a final decision – and thus appealable – or whether the decision is not appealable until the court has ruled on contractual attorneys’ fees.
Asbury Park Press: Deep within Monday’s Rutgers-Eagleton poll numbers breaking down New Jerseyans’ support for same-sex marriage, was an interesting tidbit. Among the Catholics polled, 57 percent said they would vote for legalization of same-sex marriage, and among Protestants, those for and against gay marriage were nearly dead even.