David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: Sketching it Out

Roll Call Senior Editor Uncomplicates the Complicated

Posted April 25, 2016 at 1:04pm

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How is Congress supposed to work? And why doesn’t it? 
David Hawkings will sketch it out for you on his whiteboard

Will Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, get a hearing before Obama leaves office? Hawkings points out that historically, the Senate has held hearings for nominees during election years. And he recaps some of the most contentious Court battles of the 20th century.

[Hawkings explains the budget, regular order and more]

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