Via PBS News Hour:
A Senate employee walks through the Capitol Crypt at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
It’s not often the Senate works through the night.
But Republicans — still fuming because the Democrats who control the chamber forced through a rule change to speed up the confirmation process for presidential nominees — have worked to throw a wrench in the works and slow it down as much as they are able.
The protest against the so-called “nuclear option” is a planned strategy to respond to what Democrats did before Thanksgiving recess. Basically, the GOP is refus...