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Republican House Rules Adopted For New Congress

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday adopted Republican-written rules for the chamber that reflect the party's efforts to cut spending, stop government...

Shirts Versus Skins: Politics and the Cynical Use of Rule 22

Byron Williams | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

The day the president was sworn into office there was a corresponding Machiavellian plan to make him a one-term president.

The Need for the Constitutional Option

Sen. Tom Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Tom Udall

We need to take a good look at the rules that govern the Senate and get the business of the American people back on track.

Sam Stein

Another Democrat Makes Push To (Potentially) End The Filibuster | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another Democratic senator is making a legislative push that could alter the use of the filibuster, this time by trying to give senators more authorit...