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Dems shouldn’t trigger nuclear option on Gorsuch

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 20: Judge Neil Gorsuch listens during the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Gorsuch was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy left on the court by the February 2016 death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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As hard-edged as Neil Gorsuch’s conservativism may be, Democrats in Congress should refrain from the temptation to filibuster.

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JEFF JACOBY

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