Filed Under: “U.S. Senate”

Senate Democrats propose return of ‘talking filibuster’ for voting bills

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Schumer: ‘We feel, very simply, on something as important as voting rights, if Senate Republicans are gonna oppose it, they should not be allowed to sit in their office’


State-level Republicans rolling back voting rights with majority votes, as national Democrats cling to filibuster

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Georgia Republicans become latest state GOPers to pass sweeping redistricting rules on a party-line vote


The Senate filibuster hasn’t just stopped progressive legislation, it’s also radicalized Republicans

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Mitch McConnell’s filibuster abuses have enabled the GOP to avoid electoral consequences for its unpopular policies, and skewed the center of U.S. politics to the right


Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are begging Senate Republicans to support Jan. 6 commission

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Republican obstruction is making the filibuster’s one-time supporters revise their opinions

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There’s still no consensus along Senate Democrats for eliminating the filibuster entirely, but they’re moving in that direction and may have internally agreed it can’t stand in the way of H.R.1.


 

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