Category Archives: Filibuster Reform

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Good news, fans of democracy! House Passes Electoral Count Reform Bill To Prevent Another Jan. 6 Insurrection WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Wednesday that would make it harder for lawmakers to object to presidential election … Continue reading

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Thanks A Lot, Noot

Just gonna remind everyone that the debt ceiling was automatic until Newticles became a Republican Superstar and weaponized it as leverage. That’s our history lesson. Anyway, the Pod Save Whatevs newsletter does a bit of sussing out our options for … Continue reading

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Filibuster Reform, Maybe?

This slipped under my radar, and it is important: President Handsome Joe Biden, longtime defender of the filibuster, is making his move (emphasis mine): Biden Tells Top Democrats He’s Preparing Lobbying Blitz on Filibuster Reform, Voting Rights The president, sources say, … Continue reading

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Proud Boi Lite Says What, now?

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), who famously raised a fist in solidarity to the 1/6 insurrectionists, says he won’t consent to any Department of Defense or State nominations until Sec. of State Antony Blinken, Defense Sec. Gen. Lloyd Austin and NSA … Continue reading

Posted in Filibuster Reform, Joe Manchin, Proud Boi-Lite Sen. Josh Hawley, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Stupid Coup | 13 Comments

The Quotable Harry Reid (probably to Sens Manchin and Sinema?)

“The sanctity of the Senate is not the filibuster. The sanctity of the Senate — in government as a whole — is the power it holds to better the lives of and protect the rights of the American people. We … Continue reading

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What Bernie Said

Let's be clear. If 10 Republican Senators cannot even vote for a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection, 10 Republican Senators will not vote for anything meaningful to improve the lives of the American people. We must abolish … Continue reading

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