State Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh vowed to do whatever it took to stop an anti-trans bill from advancing — and she kept her word.
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D) justified her opposition to ending the filibuster with some magical thinking: that Republicans want bipartisanship.
Amid progressive calls to abolish the filibuster, the Arizona Democrat said she's in favor of restoring it to processes where it's already been removed.
The Supreme Court Review Act would let a simple majority — sans filibuster — respond to decisions like the one overturning Roe v. Wade.
The California Democratic senator has long been a defender of the filibuster.
A "filibuster carveout" like the kind being considered for abortion is not enough, the New York Democrat said.
“If the filibuster gets in the way ... we should provide an exception to the filibuster for this action to deal with the Supreme Court decision," the president said.
President Joe Biden said he would be open to Democrats changing Senate filibuster rules to raise the debt ceiling.
Earlier this week, Sinema helped to prevent the passage of crucial voting rights legislation by voting against filibuster reform.
The Senate did something rare these days: hold an actual debate.