Democrats, Republicans approach Senate showdown over Obama nominations

  • by: DAVID ESPO , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 13, 2013 - 5:47 PM

WASHINGTON — The immediate and the institutional are on a collision course in the Senate, where majority Democrats want to erode the right of minority Republicans to block confirmation of President Barack Obama's picks for administration posts.

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