filibuster reform

Senate Confirms Patricia Millett To D.C. Circuit Court
This was the first judicial nominee confirmed since the Senate changed the filibuster rules. Read more...
Remember This? Right-Wing Filibuster Reform Demands Of 2005
Right wingers have been up in arms over the Democrats for triggering the nuclear option, but they forget how they demanded it of the GOP back in 2005. Read more...
What's Next With Filibuster Reform?
What happens after filibuster reform? With the right changes we could get progressive legislation passed, like expanding Social Security. Read more...
In today's open thread, Mitch McConnell explains how important it is to allow up-or-down votes on nominees. Read more...
Will Harry Reid Nuke 'Em Today?
Rumors are flying that Harry Reid will change the Senate rules to a simple majority today. Read more...

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This Time, Harry Reid Will Go Nuclear On Their GOP Asses
We'll believe it when we see it. Read more...
The Lightbulb Guy might want to get an encyclopedia of logical fallacies out and look up <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_equivalence">false equivalence</a>. First, I don't remember Democrats refusing vote on George W. Bush's choices to head federal agencies, just because they didn't like the agencies. Second, whatever you think about Democratic filibusters, they've generally represented <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2010/02/let_the_majority_rule.html">the majority view.</a> Third, any third grader could look at a chart of cloture votes <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/07/11/the-democratic-case-for-changing-the-filibuster-rules-in-1-chart/">and see the difference. </a> Read more...
Rand Paul Loves Filibuster Because then He'll Be Able To Keep Rachel Maddow Off The Supreme Court Bench Read more...
Maybe this time, Harry Reid will change the filibuster. Read more...
Joan Walsh calls the Democrats "a party of cowards" over their reluctance to change the Senate rules. Read more...