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Filibuster

Filibuster or fake?

Now that it's over, some critics are calling U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's effort a "talkathon," not a real filibuster.

September 25, 2013 1:55 pmLoading…

Senate cliffhanger only underscores its dysfunction

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:

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GOP filibusters are attempts to nullify laws

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

July 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Paul's paranoia distracts from real drone issue

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Washington Post:

March 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

After filibuster, Senate confirms John Brennan for CIA

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed John Brennan to be CIA director Thursday after the Obama administration bowed to demands from Republicans blocking the nomination and stated explicitly there are limits on the president’s power to use drones against U.S. terror suspects on American soil.

March 07, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
George Will: The filibuster stalker

George Will: The filibuster stalker

Ideas are not responsible for the people who believe them, but when evaluating Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s ideas for making the Senate more like the House of Representatives, consider the source. Reid is just a legislative mechanic trying to make Congress’ machinery efficiently respo…

December 21, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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