Partisan sniping pervades Kavanaugh hearing

Published October 4, 2018


An article in USA Today about the Senate fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the increasingly nasty and salacious claims being made by both Republicans and Democrats interviews Jacob Neiheisel, associate professor of political science. “We see this backchannel, partisan sniping when the stakes are really high,” he said. “While I don’t think it’s never happened before, this saga is certainly not the formal way I like to think American politics should play out.”

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