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President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, left, speaks about the crisis in Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 3, 2013 | Blog

The rules change will allow the president to appoint pro-reform candidates to several key Wall Street watchdogs. Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 | Blog

Harry Reid’s decision to change the filibuster rules, “restores an important principle of our democracy,” says Larry Cohen, who discussed the filibuster crisis with Bill earlier this year. Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 20, 2013 | Blog
Harry Reid has threatened to change Senate rules and subvert the silent filibuster used against presidential nominees.
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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