The Senate might go nuclear today. Here’s everything you need to know.

What Harry Reid means by the nuclear option.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 16, 2013

Federal courts are understaffed. It’s everybody’s fault.

In 2008, 8 federal court vacancies have been officially designated as "emergencies." This year, 25 were.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 11, 2013

READ: John McCain’s filibuster reform

Sens. John McCain and Carl Levin have a filibuster reform proposal that's perfect for people who don't want to reform the filibuster.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 28, 2012

How to reform the filibuster without taking a vote

Want to fix the Senate? Two former Senate aides—a Democratic staffer and a GOP-backed Senate parliamentarian—have a new book out this week suggesting reforms that wouldn't even require a bill to pass Congress, according to Roll Call's preview of the book.

  • Suzy Khimm
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  • Aug 20, 2012
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