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Senate Rules Reform

Michael McAuliff

Nuclear Option Raises Stakes For 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made one party in the Senate significantly more powerful when he ended filibusters on presidential app...

BREAKING COURT NEWS: President Does Job. Republicans Set Hair on Fire.

Nan Aron | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Nan Aron

President Obama is expected to make nominations for the three empty seats on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. This should be a routine story. Which is why you may be puzzled to hear Senate Republicans are screaming bloody murder.

Michael McAuliff

Dem Senator: Obama 'Might As Well Take A 4-Year Vacation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) warned President Barack Obama that he "might as well take a four-year vacation" if the Senate fails to pass rea...

Sam Stein

Senate Rules Reform Fight Likely To Be Drawn Out For Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Operatives leading the lobbying effort for Senate rules reform said Monday that they expect Democrats to delay consideration of the issu...