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Mitch McConnell
January 25, 2013 | Blog
The filibuster reform compromise fell far short of the measures that many progressives hoped for.
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January 17, 2013

Bill explains why meaningful filibuster reform remains vital to democracy, no matter which party is in power. Continue reading

(Brennan Center for Justice)
January 17, 2013 | Blog
These days the Senate needs a supermajority to get anything done. So it doesn't get much done.
James Stewart in a scene from "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington". (AP Photo/Columbia)
May 22, 2012 | Blog
Common Cause and lawyer Emmet Bondurant think it is, and Ezra Klein looks at the history of this obstructive practice.