Confused by what happened and what it means? Enlighten yourself.
Political scientist Gregory Koger lays out what happened today and what it means going forward.
Filibuster reform is just another word for nothing left to lose.
By Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas
November 21, 2013
Obama is filling a number of important vacancies on federal courts - that is, if Senate Republicans let him.
What Harry Reid means by the nuclear option.
The freshman senator from Maine talks about watching the filibuster reform process unfold, and his plan to make government deadlines less dumb.
Democrats weren't actually prepared to win this fight. But filibuster reformers might now be better prepared to win the next one.
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell have come to a deal on filibuster reform. The deal is this: The filibuster will not be reformed. In an exclusive interview, Reid explains his thinking.
Reid has a carrot-and-stick strategy on the filibuster reform. The "carrot" is the deal he's offering McConnell, which basically leaves the filibuster untouched. It's if McConnell rejects Reid's deal that things get interesting.
Jeff Merkley's "talking filibuster" plan is talking shape. But it may matter less than you think.
Jeff Merkley and other Senate Democrats want to force filibusterers to actually give speeches. But would that actually change anything?