GOP Blocks More Obama Nominees in Senate
December 9th, 2013

Senate Republicans appeared to be an ostacle to immediate approval of minor nominations by the U.S. President Monday following Democratic move that weakened the minority party’s traditional ability to block most presidential appointments.

Wendy Davis Abortion Filibuster Suspended by GOP Lawmakers
June 26th, 2013

Texas’ lieutenant governor suspended a senator’s filibuster against wide-ranging abortion restrictions.

Senate Filibuster Reform Backed by Norm Ornstein
May 30th, 2013

The American Enterprise Institute’s Norm Ornstein opposed Sebate filibucter reform.

Senator Rand Paul Ends Filibuster of John Brennan CIA Nomination
March 7th, 2013

After nearly 13 hours on the Senate floor, Sen. Rand Paul has ended his filibuster of the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director.