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Dems have already changed the rules; they shouldn't stop now.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Nov 29, 2013
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If Republicans continue blocking key court appointments, Harry Reid and the Democrats will have no choice.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Nov 18, 2013
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Key votes coming this week in the Senate on several important executive-branch positions.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Jul 29, 2013
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This needn't remain a he-said-she-said dispute. There are actual facts we can point to in an effort to determine who's right.

If GOP obstructionism continues at current levels, it's hard to see how Reid can avoid revisiting filibuster reform.

The Senate Majority Leader is increasingly looking at revisiting filibuster reform if GOP obstructionism continues at its current pace.

What will it take for Democrats to revisit filibuster reform?

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • May 16, 2013
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If Democrats have no intention of genuinely revisiting rules reform, they shouldn't mislead their supporters on this point.

With two more GOP filibusters of Obama nominees on tap, Harry Reid simply must threaten to reform the filibuster -- the right way, this time.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Mar 19, 2013
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Rand Paul's 13-hour filibuster finally elicits the answer he'd hoped for from the Obama administration.

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