Filibuster

‘Reform the filibuster’ and codify abortion rights, Tim Ryan urges Senate after Roe struck down

The Democratic congressman running in one of the most significant races of the 2022 election cycle had a message for the US Senate after the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday: The filibuster must ... read more

Warren: Voters Must Elect Dems In Midterms Who Would Nix Filibuster To Codify Roe

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Sunday said she views the midterm elections in November as an opportunity for Democrats to gain more senators who support eliminating the filibuster in order to ... read more

Senate votes 65 to 34 to break GOP filibuster clearing passage for bipartisan gun control package

The Senate voted 65 to 34 to end a Republican-led filibuster on the gun reform package, clearing another important hurdle, with final Senate passage coming as early as later Thursday. read more

Stacey Abrams: Senate should lift filibuster to codify Roe

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that the Senate should sidestep the filibuster to pass abortion rights. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories Please give an ... read more

Why the filibuster stands in the way of a Senate abortion law

With the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, calls are being renewed for Congress for a federal law on abortions. Stopping that effort, primarily, is the filibuster. read more

Sanders Says End Filibuster to Combat 'Outrageous' Supreme Court Assault on Abortion Rights

"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges to overturn Roe v. Wade, Democrats can and must end the filibuster, codify Roe v. Wade, and make abortion legal and safe." ... read more

End the filibuster and expand the Supreme Court, liberal lawmakers say after Dobbs

Left-wing lawmakers renewed calls Friday to end the Senate filibuster or expand the Supreme Court in response to the ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that struck down its ... read more

15 Republican senators vote to break a filibuster to advance gun safety bill

Fifteen Republican senators joined all Democrats to break a filibuster Thursday on bipartisan gun safety legislation, clearing the way for the package to pass out of the chamber before the end of the ... read more

Democratic Senate Candidates Support Ending Filibuster

Frontrunning candidates in the Democratic Senate primary made their cases against Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson on voting rights and other topics in a virtual forum Thursday. With a rule in place ... read more

Opinion: Filibuster on gun safety won't stop until policy reflects will of the people

Testifying 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, Americans are raising their voices about gun safety. read more

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