May 27, 2020
Kentuckians, like millions of other Americans, need economic opportunity and security, and healthcare they can count on, rather than McConnell's agenda of tax cuts for the rich and extreme, right wing judges on the federal bench for life.
May 14, 2020
Today Republican senators stand silent. Where are the present-day profiles in courage?
Republican senators: The nation turns its lonely eyes to you.
Apr 16, 2020
The filibuster has played another key role in efforts to address the crisis brought by the coronavirus.
Dec 6, 2018
Presidents are sometimes enraged by the supermajority requirement to end a filibuster in the Senate because it gets in the way of one-party rule. This is when it is most important!
Oct 1, 2018
Without the filibuster as a counter-weight against totally majority-driven procedures, Chairman Grassley (R-IA) and his majority were able to ignore fundamental demands.
Sep 4, 2018
The Senate Judiciary Committee has begun its confirmation hearings on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court.
Jun 19, 2018
Where is the great tradition of the U.S. Senate and its oversight of the executive branch? Where are the voices of conscience?
May 1, 2018
Both parties have been weaponizing procedure with each party retaliating for past indignities, with their own provocations. We have seen cycles of procedural tactics deployed by the majority (whichever party is in control) in an effort to ram their agenda past the opposition.