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Filibuster

Mitch McConnell

Opinion: History On The Senate Floor

Last week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.

12/10/2012

Elizabeth Warren after beating U.S. Senator Scott Bown at the Copley Fairmont November 6, 2012 Boston. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Senator-Elect Warren Will Vote To Limit Filibuster

U.S. Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is vowing to join with other Democrats to limit the use of the filibuster — a move she said will help break gridlock in Washington by curbing the ability of Republicans to block votes.

12/01/2012

Unemployment benefits extension clears hurdle

  A bill to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months has cleared a Senate hurdle.

07/20/2010

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