Finally a Confirmation Battle?


Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) puts the brakes on a quick confirmation of Eric Holder as attorney general, much to the chagrin of Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT).

(ed.note: While I think it’s fair to have Eric Holder answer some tough questions about his role in the Marc Rich pardon, that does not erase the fact that Arlen Specter never stops breaking new ground in the contest of political opportunism poseurish chest-thumping — jmm.)

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