Politic > Republicans

Harry Reid Demands An End To 'Arcane' Filibuster: The Senate Is A 'Graveyard'

One year ago   |   By The Huffington Post

“The future of our country is sacrificed at the altar of the filibuster," the former Senate majority leader wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
Read more ...

 

Harry Reid calls for abolishing the filibuster

Harry Reid calls for abolishing the filibuster

One year ago   |   By Politico

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday called for abolishing the legislative filibuster, citing unprecedented gridlock in the Senate. In a New York Times op-ed , the former Democratic leader argued that the Senate's 60-vote threshold to proceed on legislation has only held back sweeping bills that would address gun violence, climate change and reforming immigration laws. “If a Democratic president wants to tackle the most important issues facing our country, then he or she must have the ability to do so - and that means curtailing Republicans' ability to stifle the will of the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Republicans      Democrats  


Only 5 GOP Senators Vote to Proceed With Trump Trial

Only 5 GOP Senators Vote to Proceed With Trump Trial

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against moving forward with Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president... Read more ...

Baseball Hall of Fame rejects politically outspoken star Curt Schilling

Baseball Hall of Fame rejects politically outspoken star Curt Schilling

The Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday chose not to induct Curt Schilling, the star pitcher whose candidacy was colored by controversial political statements. The National... Read more ...

Biden to issue executive orders promoting racial equity

Biden to issue executive orders promoting racial equity

President Joe Biden on Tuesday is unveiling an additional slate of executive actions to promote racial equity, a move to fulfill a key campaign promise that he made during the... Read more ...

Senate Confirms Antony Blinken As 71st Secretary Of State

Senate Confirms Antony Blinken As 71st Secretary Of State

The Senate voted 78-22 to approve Blinken. Read more ...

Larry Kudlow to host new program on Fox Business Network

Larry Kudlow to host new program on Fox Business Network

Fox News Media announced on Tuesday that Larry Kudlow, former President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, would host a new weekday program on the Fox Business... Read more ...

Acting Capitol Police Chief Apologizes to Congress

Acting Capitol Police Chief Apologizes to Congress

Acknowledging that the Capitol Police department "failed to meet its own high standards" during the Jan. 6 riot, the agency's acting chief apologized to a House committee on... Read more ...

Biden to Unveil Another Big Reversal of Trump

Biden to Unveil Another Big Reversal of Trump

President Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on US lands, as his administration moves to reverse Trump administration policies on... Read more ...

Rand Paul to force vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial

Rand Paul to force vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial

GOP Sen. Rand Paul will force a vote Tuesday on whether putting a former president on trial for impeachment charges is constitutional. Paul's effort reflects the widespread... Read more ...

‘We did not do enough': Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes for security...

‘We did not do enough': Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes for security failure

The acting Capitol Police chief on Tuesday apologized to Congress for the security failures at the complex the day of the deadly Jan. 6 riots, acknowledging in an extraordinary... Read more ...

Mayorkas nomination moves forward, no word on confirmation yet

Mayorkas nomination moves forward, no word on confirmation yet

The Senate Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday voted to move forward Alejandro Mayorkas' nomination to lead the Department of Homeland Security - edging him closer to a... Read more ...