Why did the Democrats go nuclear and with what consequence for the future of the filibuster?
Simulated models of past Congresses show that if the filibuster had never existed, some -- but not much -- more legislation might have been passed.
Senate Democrats argue that some filibusters are acceptable while others are beyond the pale. Can they have it both ways?
And there's a nifty interactive district-by-district map.
Will former judge Ronnie White-- recently nominated to the federal bench for a third time-- manage to escape the new wars of advice and consent? Probably not.
Glenn Kessler discounts cloture motions as a proxy for measuring obstruction in the Senate. I disagree.
Will Democrats go nuclear over new GOP filibusters of favored nominees?
A historically-based forecast using the generic congressional ballot suggests that the Republicans will retain control of the House in 2014.
Even in a Crisis, some Members of Congress have it both ways.
A quick look at the Republican lawmakers who crossed the aisle to open the government and forestall default.