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Obama Filibuster Reform

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Backs Senate Filibuster Reform: 'Enough Is Enough' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed the move by Democrats to revamp Senate filibuster rules to make it easier for the majority p...

Obama Gives Statement On Senate Rules Change

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is giving a statement on the Senate rules change that took place Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) deploy...

Sam Stein

White House Embraces Harry Reid's Filibuster Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jumping squarely into the white-hot debate currently being waged in the Senate, the White House on Wednesday said it supports Senate Maj...

Amanda Terkel

White House: DREAM Act Passage Will Come From The 'Bottom Up' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is preparing a major grassroots push to pass the DREAM Act next year, which President Obama said Wednesday was one of hi...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Obama Wants Filibuster Reformed Even If GOP Takes Over Congress | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's commitment to reforming the rules of the filibuster will endure even if Republicans end up taking control of Congress,...

Sam Stein

Durbin Launches Online Petition To Reform The Filibuster | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The second ranking Democrat in the United States Senate is trying to fire up efforts to reform the filibuster rules that so often grind activity in hi...