Daily Signal - Sen. Ben Sasse: Democrats Have Gone 'Post-Constitutional'

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Feb. 8, 2016
Good morning from the nation's capital, where we're keeping an eye on policy trends. In a must-see interview, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., candidly tells Genevieve Wood how Democrats and Republicans have gone astray. Occupational licensing reform brings together the president and lawmakers, Melissa Quinn reports. Heritage Foundation legal scholar Hans von Spakovsky says an appeals judge got it right in nixing a ban on "assault weapons." Plus: a deal to confirm Obama's latest court nominee and an update on the Ukraine war.
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Sen. Ben Sasse: Democrats Have Gone 'Post-Constitutional'

Is the United States facing a constitutional crisis? Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., thinks so.

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