The Filibuster Fight

The Filibuster Fight : Best Video
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Republicans at a Dec. 4 news conference.

Mitch McConnell's amazing filibuster of his own bill

As the Senate minority leader discovered, political point-scoring doesn't always go as planned

The Filibuster Fight : Opinion Brief
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is reportedly trying to limit the power of the filibuster. The GOP minority is predictably displeased by that development.

Is it finally time to reform the filibuster?

Democrats charge that filibuster abuse has brought routine business to a grinding halt in the Senate

The Filibuster Fight : Opinion Brief
Harry Reid is reportedly leading a Democratic challenge to current Senate filibuster rules.

Will the Senate scrap the filibuster on January 5?

A group of Democrats are planning to reform the rules of debate on the first day of the next Congress. Could they succeed — and should they even be trying?

The Filibuster Fight : Opinion Brief
Harry Reid: the filibuster must end.

Is it time to nuke the filibuster?

Harry Reid says the GOP has abused the filibuster and it's time for change. Can he deliver, or is he bluffing?

The Filibuster Fight : Twitter Take
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The latest Tweets on 'the filibuster'

Unfiltered, real-time commentary from the world at large

The Filibuster Fight : In-depth briefing
The filibuster threatens to divide the government.

The furor over the filibuster

How a centuries-old delaying tactic gives the Senate minority the power to gum up the legislative works

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