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Michael McAuliff

Senate Conservatives Seize Veto Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a move likely to spur more calls for filibuster reform, a group of conservative Republican senators is demanding that other members o...

Michael McAuliff

McConnell Calls Filibuster Reform A 'Bomb'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) accused Democrats Tuesday of throwing a "bomb" into the Senate by proposing to change rul...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Leader Balks At Filibuster Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) warned senators Monday to oppose the growing momentum for dramatic reform of the filibust...

Sam Stein

GOP Senator: 'I Would Look At' Filibuster Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the Senate's departing moderate Republicans expressed openness on Tuesday to the idea of filibuster reform, lamenting the ideolog...

Jennifer Bendery

Harry Reid: We Should Have Changed The Filibuster Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After an exasperated rant about Republican obstructionism, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday night that it's time...

Saving the Senate From Itself

Rep. Jim McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McDermott

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's role confirms our government is not operating as a democracy ruled by the will of the majority, but as a strangled entity tightly in the grasp of the minority and its take-no-prisoners leader.