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.

Manchin Receives More Campaign Money From Out Of State Donors Than From WV Donors

Elections | Kerry Picket

‘They can always count on Joe when they need his vote’

Potential Republican Challenger To Sen. McCaskill Raises $2.7 Million

Elections | Kerry Picket

A strong fundraising quarter for her

Poll: Gov. Rick Scott Competitive Against Sen. Bill Nelson In 2018

Elections | Kerry Picket
REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

‘If Scott enters the race he will immediately have a valuable leg-up in terms of name ID’

Tactical Nuclear Option Inside Reconciliation

Opinion | Larry Kudlow
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Jordan's King Abdullah (not pictured) in the Rose Garden after their meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

With dynamic scoring, the Trump tax cuts would sail right through.

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'

Gorsuch's Confirmation Is A Victory For Senate Procedure

Opinion | Sen. Jeff Flake
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch is sworn in to testify at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. on March 20, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/File Photo

The filibuster against Neil Gorsuch was not only unjustified, it was unprecedented.

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’

NRSC Sets Fundraising Record In Non-Election Year

Elections | Kerry Picket
Highest monthly haul in an off year

Rep. Mike Kelly Eyes Sen. Bob Casey's Seat

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘You ask what about Bob?’

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’

Supreme Court High Noon

Opinion | Edward Lulie

One way or another, the court is headed for a conservative majority.

Sen. Hatch Reveals Ideal Candidate To Run For His Senate Seat

Politics | Kerry Picket
FILE -- Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) speaks during a hearing on health insurance exchanges on November 6, 2013 in the Dirksen Senate Office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I don’t have any predictions on what I might do’

Moderate Republicans May Be Open To Nuking Filibuster

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘I hope we can avoid it. But that’s not something I’d be an absolute no with’

Historians And The Filibuster

Opinion | Justin Coffey

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

Sen. Sherrod Brown Wants A Liberal Legislator On The Supreme Court

Opinion | Dave Yost
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH): REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

His attacks on Neil Gorsuch are as revealing as they are desperate.

Democrats Should Hold To Their Own Standards

Opinion | Michael Thielen
U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch is sworn in to testify at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 20, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

If Democrats stick to the rules they made, Neil Gorsuch will be quickly confirmed.

The New McCarthyism: John McCain Accused Me Of Russia Collusion

Opinion | Roger Stone
U.S. Senator John McCain is interviewed during the 2017 "Congress of Tomorrow" Joint Republican Issues Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

I welcome the opportunity to testify before the any Senate hearing that will have its hearings in public.

GOP Sen: 30 Dems Met With Russian Ambassador On Iran Deal

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘Members of this body are slandering former colleagues for having and taking the same opportunities’