Trump Goes Hard After McConnell To 'Get Smart' And Kill Filibuster

Politics | Derek Hunter
US President Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, July 25, 2017. (PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/SAUL LOEB)
President says '8 Dems totally control the U.S. Senate.'

Why We Must End The Abuse Of The Senate Filibuster

Opinion | Rep. Brian Babin
WASHINGTON, DC - Storm clouds over the U.S. Capitol building (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Change needs to come before the window closes.

The Filibuster Has No Purpose In Today's Divided Age

Opinion | Scott Morefield
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters after the weekly Democratic caucus policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Asking 60 senators to support anything of note is an almost impossible task.

Busting The Filibuster

Opinion | Blaine Winship

We have waited too long for changes which could be undermined by the filibuster.

Tom Daschle: Dems More To Blame For 'Erosion Of Institutional Pillars Of Senate'

Politics | Kerry Picket
'I think there's a lot of history here that can't be explained away'

Dems Fundraise Off Filibuster Rule Change Of Supreme Court Nominees

Politics | Kerry Picket
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speak at a news conference about the Congressional Budget Office's report on the American Health Care Act at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S. March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘He will raise the specter of the evil Donald Trump packing the court with heartless conservatives’

Dems Claim Nuclear Option Ruins The Senate

Politics | Kerry Picket
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington

‘It’s a fight they have waged for decades with a singular aim’

Dem Senator Spends All Night Talking About Gorsuch On The Senate Floor

Politics | Kerry Picket
Sen. Jeff Merkley (C-SPAN Screen grab)

‘Remember when Sen. Merkley opposed filibusters?’

McConnell: We Have The Votes To Change Filibuster On SCOTUS Nominees

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘Either way we will be moving towards confirming Judge Gorsuch Friday’

Republicans Take Up Democrats' Challenge, Ready To Nuke The Filibuster For Gorsuch

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘Exactly how that happens will be up to our Democratic colleagues’

Dem Senator: 'We Shouldn't Be Filibustering' Gorsuch

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘If we’re going to have a compromise is going to have to be worked out between the two leaders’

Will Democrats Steal A Seat From The American People?

Opinion | David Benkof

Americans deserve nine Supreme Court justices unless they decide otherwise.

Historians And The Filibuster

Opinion | Justin Coffey

By going nuclear, Senate Republicans will be doing what three hundred plus scholars demand.

New Polls Show Dem Senator In Bad Spot With Gorsuch Filibuster

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘The Democrats have a lot of work to do in terms of messaging’

Grassley Warns Red State Dems Of 'Tough Time' For Filibustering Gorsuch

Politics | Kerry Picket
Sen. Charles Grassley Senator Grassley at a news conference. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Whatever it takes to get him on the court’

Dianne Feinstein On Filibuster Reform: Whoops

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher

Good work, Harry

Dem Senator Walks Back Pledge To Give Trump SCOTUS Nominee 'Up Or Down Vote'

Politics | Derek Hunter

‘Everybody I talked to agrees that he should get a hearing and an up-or-down vote’

The Filibuster Must Die

Opinion | Dan Backer
U.S. Senate Floor (CSPAN Screen Shot)

It cannot be allowed to become a tool of factionalism used by the coastal, urban elite.