Highlight the Attack: Democrats take action on filibuster

Democrats take action on filibuster Due to the action of the Senate Democrats, there will be no more 60-vote requirements to get the President’s appointments confirmed. Steve Kornacki and Joan Walsh join Chris Matthews to discuss. Harry Reid delivers knockout punch on filibuster reform >By Aliyah Frumin | 11/22/13 03:00 PM|Republicans made holding hostage the confirmation of President Obama’s nominees almost routine in the Senate. Obama’s seal of approval effectively blacklisted […]

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Exposed: Not Fronting A Fake Filibuster: Nation’s Top Newspapers Bury Ted Cruz

Not Fronting A Fake Filibuster: Nation’s Top Newspapers Bury Ted Cruz >by Igor Volsky on September 25, 2013 at 9:46 am | Major newspapers across the country downplayed Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) long speech against the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, a survey of front pages finds, and just half of newspapers in Texas led with the junior senator’s effort. Cruz took to the floor on Tuesday afternoon, hours before […]

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Spotlight: Filibuster Reform Now Official

Filibuster Reform Now Official – Reid Presents New Filibuster Rule (VIDEO) >By Nathaniel Downes | 11/16/2012 | Harry Reid Talk about filibuster reform has finally come to a head on capital hill. Yesterday the details on what Harry Reid is planning finally came out.  To understand what is happening, you first need to understand the issue at hand. Right now, to pass a cloture measure, that is to close a […]

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Spotlight: Filibuster Reform Now Official

Filibuster Reform Now Official – Reid Presents New Filibuster Rule (VIDEO) >By Nathaniel Downes | 11/16/2012 | Harry Reid Talk about filibuster reform has finally come to a head on capital hill. Yesterday the details on what Harry Reid is planning finally came out.  To understand what is happening, you first need to understand the issue at hand. Right now, to pass a cloture measure, that is to close a […]

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Dem Senators Plan Quixotic All-Nighter for DISCLOSE Act

Dem Senators Plan Quixotic All-Nighter for DISCLOSE Act >by: David Dayen Saturday July 14, 2012 8:40 am | Sheldon Whitehouse On Monday, the Senate will vote – and fail – on a measure to increase transparency in campaign finance. The DISCLOSE Act, which was fashioned in response to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling but which failed to become law by one vote in 2010, would require large organizations spending […]

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Dem Senators Plan Quixotic All-Nighter for DISCLOSE Act

Dem Senators Plan Quixotic All-Nighter for DISCLOSE Act >by: David Dayen Saturday July 14, 2012 8:40 am | Sheldon Whitehouse On Monday, the Senate will vote – and fail – on a measure to increase transparency in campaign finance. The DISCLOSE Act, which was fashioned in response to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling but which failed to become law by one vote in 2010, would require large organizations spending […]

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