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Senate Filibuster Rules

Sam Stein

House Republicans Plead With Mitch McConnell To Weaken Filibuster | Sam Stein | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stymied in their attempts to pass a bill that would curb President Barack Obama's immigration orders, some conservative House Republican...

Amanda Terkel

Lindsey Graham Calls On Republicans To Restore Senate Filibuster Rules | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) wants Republicans to reverse the Democrats' filibuster reforms in the new year, arguing that doing so will ...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Block Key Obama Judicial Nominee, Trigger Talk Of Filibuster Reform | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans filibustered one of President Barack Obama's top judicial nominees on Thursday, the clearest sign yet that the Senate...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Filibuster Attack Renewed | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive and labor groups on Thursday renewed calls for Senate leaders to reform filibuster rules that have allowed Republicans to re...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Will Not Carry Over Old Filibuster Rules | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratically controlled Senate will reform the filibuster within the next day and a half whether Republicans go along or not, Sena...

Jennifer Bendery

Harry Reid Holds His Ground On Nixing Senate Filibuster Rules | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) signaled Wednesday that he isn't backing down in his plan to get rid of Senate filibuster rul...