senate rules

“You can’t continue to abuse the system like Democrats have been and not expect for people to try to end that abuse,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell flatly rejected the president’s suggestion that the Senate change the rules to give Trump whatever he wants.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) threw his support behind ending judicial filibusters, even as he warned using the “nuclear option” to do so may do “irreparable harm” to the Senate and the judiciary.
Sen. Lamar Alexander will lead a panel looking at whether the GOP should make it easier to pass bills.
The "Drinking & Talking" continues as HuffPost's Sam Stein digs deep into the legacy of current Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV).
In six days, the nation will render its collective judgment in the midterm elections, and none of us knows what voters will do when they choose their poison on Election Day.
We tried waiting and hoping for real change six years ago. Today, income inequality grows steadily worse, while economic opportunity is out of reach for most. This Labor Day I will look forward to a warm summer day, but I'm also dreaming of the movement we can build.
As we celebrate International Human Rights Day this December 10, we need to realize how far we must go compared to the promise of 1948.
In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.
What kind of leader doesn't even show up, let alone fail to listen and respond on important issues? This isn't government by the people and for the people; it's a farce and a sham. If you are a senator or congressperson you literally don't have to come to work.