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During the first round of questions during Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Sen. Amy Klobuchar opened by asking the nominee a simple question: “Judge Barrett, under federal law is it illegal to intimidate voters at the polls?”
If you’re a political donor -- and, of course, you are -- you get a lot of fundraising emails that insult your intelligence. Unless, of course, you’re an idiot.
So, Lindsey Graham has dropped a bill that would ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. A year-and-a-half ago, he introduced a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks. I see a trend here. Next year, ten weeks.
This past Saturday I was on Jim Acosta’s CNN show with CNN commentator Alice Stewart, a former campaign strategist for Republicans like Rick Santorum, Michele Bachman, and Ted Cruz.
As a member of the Judiciary Committee, I would occasionally go down to the SCIF in the basement of the Capitol to read classified documents. Unlike Donald Trump, I never took the documents home. Bastard!

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