Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch appears on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Jan. 28, 2015, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing.
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Decryptomaddowlogical #108

Updated

The little problem we were having with the comment thread has been fixed! So we’re back in the Decryptomaddowlogical saddle!

Last night Rachel pointed out that, in what appears to have been an act of misplaced faith in their Republican colleagues, Senate Democrats did not act to confirm Loretta Lynch as the new attorney general in the last Congress, and now her nomination has been languishing for no apparent substantive reason. Of course, by now we’ve learned that substantive reasons are not a necessity when it comes to conservatives working themselves into an outraged state of upset over a proposal from President Obama; there always exists the threat from…

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Decryptomaddowlogical #108

Updated