Filibuster

Biden Calls For Filibuster Reform In Atlanta Voting Rights Speech

President Joe Biden flew to Atlanta this afternoon to give a speech at Ebenezer Baptist Church and used the opportunity…

2 years ago

Schumer Will Try To Revise Senate Filibuster Rules In Order To Pass Election Reform

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) is attempting filibuster rule change in a Hail Mary as various aspects of…

2 years ago

Sen. Joe Manchin, Still Opposed To Nixing The Filibuster, Engaging In Rules Reform Talks With Republicans

United States Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia), who along with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) is one of two key holdouts…

2 years ago

House Passes Bill Preventing Senate Republicans From Filibustering Next Debt Ceiling Increase

The United States House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill in a 220-212 vote that creates a one-time workaround…

2 years ago

McConnell Offers Debt Ceiling Extention After Biden Threatens To Go Nuclear

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R- Kentucky) offered a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling, just a day after President Joe…

2 years ago

$1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Clears Last Major Hurdle In Senate By 68-29 Vote

The U.S. Senate voted to advance the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Sunday, clearing one of the last steps…

3 years ago

Pelosi Vows House Won’t Vote On Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Until Senate Passes Reconciliation Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) said that the House of Representatives would not vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill unless…

3 years ago

Sen. Krysten Sinema Defends Filibuster Of Democrats Voting Rights Bill

Sen. Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is defending the 60-vote legislative filibuster of the For the People Act. Sinema wrote in a…

3 years ago

Sen. Joe Manchin Threatens To Hold Up Democrats Voting Rights Bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) is threatening to kill the voting rights reform bill S.1 which passed in the House…

3 years ago