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Filibuster Talk Won’t Work Unless Senators Listen

February 27th, 2015 3 Comments

As anyone who watches C-SPAN closely can attest, the Senate floor fills for votes and empties for speeches. But the rule requiring senators to be in attendance is still on the books and can be invoked by any senator at any time.

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Filibuster in Film: Twelve Little Lessons

December 28th, 2012 No Comments

Only a newcomer in Washington could believe that legislators are called “lawmakers” for a reason. Not surprisingly, recent news accounts have characterized Merkley and other reformers as “a cohort of short-sighted Senate sophomores.”

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