filibuster

Cliff Schecter explains some of the best and worst political events of 2013, how the sequester, the budget deal and unemployment insurance expiration all harm the most vulnerable Americans, how austerity is still hurting America, playing offense on Social Security and a more progressive caucus in the Senate, how we got filibuster reform, failure and […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the importance of Democrats exercising the nuclear option, the Republicans extreme obstruction, how Republicans are subverting democracy, why Republicans would eliminate the filibuster if they ever came back to power, does the nuclear option hurt Chris Christie? And JFK’s relationship with the National Security State. Comedian Jimmy Dore talks about […]
Cliff Schecter, explained why “moderate” Republicans voted to filibuster Chuck Hagel, why Republicans keep pushing Benghazi, how the Hagel debacle shows once again the urgent need for filibuster reform, Cliff’s frustration with Harry Reid, why President Obama’s new progressive rhetoric is so important, how President Obama is starting to make Republicans pay a political price […]
Talking Points Memos, Senior Congressional Correspondent, Brian Beutler explained the chances of substantive filibuster reform passing the senate, the importance of a talking Filibuster, the more aggressive approach of Senate Democrats, what the Republicans cave on the debt ceiling means, what their long term strategy is, what cuts mean for domestic spending? and is the […]
The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein joins Sam on the finer points of filibuster reform.