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Historic Filibuster

Sam Stein

Democratic Congressman Raises Specter Of "Nuclear Option"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three years ago, the United States Senate nearly came to a stand still as the Republican majority, citing Democratic obstructionism over judicial appo...

Sam Stein

GOP Obstruction Has Shattered Previous Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It has become a routine in the Senate. Last Friday, congressional Republicans, with the aid of a handful of Democrats, successfully obstructed the pas...