Not quite the same thing
Senate Democrats "have never held up a Supreme Court nomination."
Earmark explosion is more of a 1990s thing, though
Congress used earmarks "for more than 200 years."
They're second, to the Waltons
The Koch brothers are "the richest people in the world. Individually, they're only fifth. Put them together they're the richest in the world."
This counts cloture votes, not nominees
"In the history of the United States, 168 presidential nominees have been filibustered, 82 blocked under President Obama, 86 blocked under all the other presidents."
Yes, there's been a disaster almost everywhere
"President Obama has declared disasters in 48 of 50 states this year."
On sex offenders, Reid lands a cleaner punch than Angle
"Sharron Angle voted to protect sex offenders."
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