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Stonewalling Republicans Reach Out To Judge Garland

Stonewalling Republicans Reach Out to Judge Garland

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Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland at the Capitol

Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland at the Capitol

Democrats Goading Grassley

Judge has been in Washington meeting with Democrats, who are targeting Grassley anew. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Sen. Charles E. Grassley is an institution in Iowa, and started the year a prohibitive favorite to win a seventh term. But as the point man for blocking consideration of a Supreme Court nominee, the Republican is getting some concerted needling from Democrats determined to paint him as the poster boy of congressional obstructionism.  

They are even bringing in one of Grassley's potential opponents to the Capitol to help make that point.  

Office Space: Judge Ted Poe's Texas Shrine (Video)

Republican Rep. Ted Poe kicks off the return of Roll Call’s “Office Space” series this week by showing off his love of Texas history, his admiration for The Lone Ranger and a giant toothbrush bearing his name.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Ted Poe (Video)

To kick off the 2015 August recess, HOH salutes the Texas member who doesn’t shy away from Vladimir Putin alliterations, Spanish translations or explaining “the way it is.”