filibuster

Even the Republicans who occasionally work with Democrats seem hostile to expanding ballot access.
HuffPost is tracking where every Democratic senator stands on the issue.
The West Virginia moderate Democrat said in an opinion article that there was “no circumstance in which I will vote to eliminate or weaken” the legislative procedure.
Sinema and Sen. Joe Manchin have refused to go along with the rest of the Democratic Party.
The president still stopped short of calling to abolish the procedure.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out the party's priorities, which will test some senators' commitment to the filibuster.
"States are not engaging in trying to suppress voters whatsoever," Sen. Mitch McConnell said at the first hearing on the For The People Act.
Sen. Mitch McConnell falsely claimed that the filibuster had “no racial history at all.”
The Senate minority leader was schooled on the history of the filibuster.
During an interview on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer tore into Minority Leader Mitch McConnnell’s threats to go “scorched earth” if Democrats scrap the filibuster.