Who Are The Grownups Here?

Another example of Senate Republicans chaining themselves to the levers of power: They are now using Senate rules to limit when during the day committee hearings can be held, which has had the effect of scuttling some hearings. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) was just on the floor decrying this latest stalling tactic after she wasn’t able to hold a scheduled hearing on police contracting in Afghanistan.