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Sen. Warner Helps Lead Effort to End "Secret Holds" on Legislation or Nominees

~ Asks for an end to practice of blocking nominees without explanation ~

Apr 22 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) organized a group of 18 other senators today in signing a letter to Senate leadership that seeks to change the way the Senate does business by putting an end to rules that allow members to secretly block legislation and nominations.