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If The Senate Abolishes The Filibuster, Biden Claims, "nothing Will Get Done."
Joe Biden

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden reiterated his opposition to repealing the Senate filibuster rule, claiming that doing so will make legislation more difficult to pass rather than easier. “There’s…

Biden Slams Republicans For Stifling Voting Rights Bill Debate
Joe Biden

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden chastised Senate Republicans for blocking debate on the For the People Act, a broad piece of legislation aimed at improving and protecting voting rights. It was the…

What Happens Next In The Filibuster Battle After Republicans Block Voting Rights Bill?
Voting Rights

Republicans used the filibuster to prevent debate on the sweeping voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting, and ethics reform bill introduced by congressional Democrats as their top priority a…

Senator Raphael Warnock Defends "Dangerous" Voter Suppression And Filibuster Hypocrisy
Voting Rights

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 chast…

Republicans Are Preparing To Obstruct Debate On The Voting Rights Act, Setting Up A Summer Filibuster Battle.
Republican Party

All 50 Senate Republicans plan to filibuster a sweeping reform bill covering voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting, and government ethics, which is the top priority of congressional Democra…

Kyrsten Sinema's Filibuster Position: If Democrats Pass Bills, Republicans Will Simply Overturn Them Later
Democrats

Senator Kyrsten Sinema remained staunchly opposed to the filibuster on Monday, arguing that Democrats should not take advantage of their majority status by passing legislation that a future Republic…

Arizona Democrats Urge Kyrsten Sinema To Drop The Filibuster And Pass The Voting Rights Act.
Arizona

As Republicans in the state continue their audit of the 2020 election results, three dozen Arizona Democrats are pleading with Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to do everything in her power to pass a com…

A Major Kyrsten Sinema Supporter Has Stated That The Filibuster Should Be Abolished Or The Senate Should Be Disbanded.
Senate

Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, who publicly supported Kyrsten Sinema's Senate election, is now saying she doesn't belong in office unless she helps end the filibuster. Woods, a former…

Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema Says The Filibuster "protects Our Nation's Democracy."
Democratic Party

Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) reiterated her support for the Senate filibuster on Tuesday, despite mounting pressure to do away with the chamber's long-standing supermajority requirement for pass…

Rep. Gerry Connolly Urges Vice President Joe Biden To Establish A Commission On January 6th Following The GOP's 'cowardly' Vote
Joe Biden

Following Republicans' "cowardly" filibuster of a congressional investigation into the Capitol insurgency, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) has called on President Joe Biden to establish a presidential c…

The Senate Will Vote On Election Reform Next Month, Triggering Yet Another Filibuster Battle.
United States Senate

Just days after Senate Republicans filibustered a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) announced that the chamber will take up an…

The GOP Filibuster Of A Jan. 6 Commission Just Proved That The Filibuster Discourages Bipartisanship.
Capitol Riot

For the first time in 2021, Senate Republicans filibustered a bill: a bill to establish a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol. It was a bipartisan bill to establ…