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NHprogressive's Journal
NHprogressive's Journal
March 11, 2016

Americans say by 2-to-1 that Senate should hold hearings on Obama’s Supreme Court nominee

Source: Washington Post

The Supreme Court confirmation battle has become intensely partisan, so the numbers break down somewhat along partisan lines. But it's notable that by a margin of nearly 2-to-1, independents side with Democrats on this. Among independents, 62 percent say the Senate should hold hearings, while 32 percent say the Senate should not. And even Republicans are pretty evenly split.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/03/10/americans-say-2-to-1-that-senate-should-hold-hearings-on-obamas-supreme-court-nominee/?postshare=6981457700941229&tid=ss_tw

Let's get to it. That vacancy needs to be filled speedily. Let the republicans own their obstructionist crap, oppose a functional Supreme Court, and eat the consequences.
March 8, 2016

EU referendum: Bank of England ready to pump billions into financial system to counter turmoil of Br

Source: Independent

The Bank of England is on standby to pump billions of pounds into the financial system in case of market turmoil following a vote to leave the European Union in June.


Similar emergency steps were taken during the financial crisis in 2008 and privately considered – but not taken – during the Scottish independence referendum in 2014.

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/eu-referendum-bank-of-england-mark-carney-brexit-billions-of-pounds-a6918031.html

March 8, 2016

Supreme Court reverses Alabama court that denied lesbian woman's adoption

Source: USA Today

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously voted to recognize the woman's rights as an adoptive parent, overturning a decision by the state Supreme Court.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/03/07/supreme-court-gay-lesbian-adoption-marriage/78760574/

Good start

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