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This senator pulled an all-nighter to oppose Neil Gorsuch

  • Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) pulled an all-nighter Tuesday night into Wednesday morning to oppose Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, in which he stood on the Senate floor for 15-and-a-half hours to voice his discontent.
  • Merkley’s protest began around 6:46 p.m. on Tuesday and wrapped up at 10:14 a.m. Wednesday morning.
  • He stood on the Senate floor next to an image of the preamble of the Constitution, vowing to stand there in protest for “as long I am able.” Read more. (4/5/2017 8:15 AM)

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