Biden Says ‘Nothing Will Get Done’ If Senate Abolishes Filibuster

President Joe Biden reiterated his opposition to abolishing the Senate’s filibuster rule on Wednesday, claiming that rather than making it easier to pass legislation, it will actually make it harder.  “There’s…

Texas Democrats Meet With U.S. Senators As Window Narrows To Protect Voting Rights

Texas Democrats who made the decision this week to flee the state for Washington, D.C., in a desperate effort to hold off a voter suppression bill met on Wednesday with…

Biden Slams Republicans For Blocking Debate On Voting Rights Bill

President Joe Biden chastised Senate Republicans on Tuesday for blocking debate on the For the People Act, a sweeping piece of legislating that aims to improve and protect voting access. …

What’s Next In The Filibuster Fight After Republicans Block Voting Rights Bill

Republicans used the filibuster to block debate on the sweeping voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting and ethics reform bill that congressional Democrats introduced as their top priority after winning control…

Sen. Raphael Warnock Denounces ‘Dangerous’ Voter Suppression, Filibuster Hypocrisy

In an impassioned speech delivered on the Senate floor Tuesday, Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defended voting rights, denounced Republicans’ widespread voter suppression efforts and criticized fellow senators who have…

Republicans Set To Block Debate On Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up Summer Filibuster Fight

All 50 Senate Republicans plan Tuesday to block debate on a sweeping reform bill covering voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting and government ethics that is the top priority of congressional…

Kyrsten Sinema’s Filibuster Stand: If Democrats Pass Bills, GOP Can Just Overturn Them Later

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema stood firmly for the filibuster Monday, saying essentially that Democrats should not take advantage of being in the majority by passing legislation that a future Republican majority…

Arizona Democrats Plead With Kyrsten Sinema To Ax Filibuster, Pass Voting Rights Act

Three dozen Arizona Democrats are pleading with Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to do everything in her power to pass a sweeping voting rights protection bill as Republicans in the state…

Major Kyrsten Sinema Supporter Says Abolish Filibuster Or Get Out Of The Senate

Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, who prominently backed Kyrsten Sinema’s election to the Senate, is now saying she doesn’t belong in office anymore unless she helps abolish the filibuster. …

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Says The Filibuster ‘Protects The Democracy Of Our Nation’

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Tuesday reiterated her support for the Senate filibuster despite growing pressure to eliminate the chamber’s longstanding supermajority requirement for passing legislation.  “It is a tool…

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