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Filibuster Deal

Michael McAuliff

Senate Filibuster Deal Nearly Crumbles Over ATF Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The carefully crafted deal to avoid the so-called nuclear option against the Senate filibuster nearly crumbled Wednesday over President ...

GOP Senator: 'We Were Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) admitted that he and his party were "wrong" to block a vote on Richard Cordray's confirmation to lead the Consumer Financ...

Michael McAuliff

Senators Reach Tentative Agreement In Filibuster Showdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate began stepping back from the "nuclear" brink Tuesday as leaders were said to be close to cutting a deal to approve seven of P...

Ryan Grim

Behind-The-Scenes Talks Could Derail Filibuster Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A small bipartisan group of senators opposed to broad filibuster reform are closing in on a compromise package that would derail the bui...