Memo to Reporters: Common Cause Filibuster Lawsuit Returns to Federal Appeals Court Tuesday
Knowing of your interest in the rules of the U.S. Senate, and the filibuster rule (Rule 22) in particular, I wanted to update you on Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the filibuster.
Statement by Common Cause President Miles Rapoport on Senate Filibuster of Minimum Wage Legislation
As millions of Americans struggle to pay their bills and take care of their families in a rough economy, obstructionists in the Senate are continuing to exploit the filibuster rule to block debate on a proposed increase in the minimum wage.
Despite Filibuster Reform, U.S. Senate Remains Jammed with Record Number of Stalled Executive Branch Nominees, Report Shows
Six months after adopting filibuster reforms intended to break its chronic partisan gridlock, the U.S. Senate remains largely dysfunctional, with a record number of President Obama’s executive branch nominees stuck on its calendar