Features related to cloture

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