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Dodd Filibuster

Ryan Grim

Dodd Presses Senate Freshmen To Back Off Effort To End Filibuster | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Dodd gathered with the Democratic Senate freshman class on Tuesday night at a dinner organized by Mark Warner to persuade them to back off their...

Dodd: Changing The Filibuster Rules Would Be 'Foolish' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Morning Joe today, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) said that changing the filibuster rules would be "foolish." "There's nothing wrong with partisanship....

Sam Stein

Dodd: Filibuster Reform Is "Foolish", "I'm Totally Opposed" (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are a whole host of obstacles preventing Democrats from passing filibuster reform in the Senate. One of them is fellow Democrats. On Wednesday...

Senate Delays Eavesdropping Vote

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate granted at least a temporary victory to the White House on Thursday, turning back an attempt to increase court oversight...

Reid Considers Extending Protect America Act For One Month

The Hill | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday he would seek to extend a controversial interim wiretapping law through February to avoid the ea...

Senate Showdown Over Warrantless Wiretapping

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate is expected to decide this week whether to shield from civil lawsuits telecommunications companies that helped the government eavesdrop on ...