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Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, defends the value of the filibuster on judicial nominees, saying Democrats are trying to pack the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Associated Press)
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Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, defends the value of the filibuster on judicial nominees, saying Democrats are trying to pack the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Associated Press)

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