Grassley, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he hopes Republicans can again filibuster Halliganís nomination, a nominee to the second-highest court in the land, who they believe has an activist record.
ďMore than 60 percent of the current vacancies donít have nominees,Ē the Grassley spokeswoman said. ďSo to blame the Republicans for the number of vacancies is pretty disingenuous.Ē
This version corrects the Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Halligan.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.