Getting the Senate back to work doesn’t require changing its rules. Republicans have all the tools they need to curb Democrats’ ability to obstruct their agenda.
The 60-vote requirement has become a political club not just preventing imprudent action but almost any serious action at all.
The filibuster is not in the Constitution or part of the American founding. It is a creature born of an accidental omission from the rules.
Both the parliamentarian and the Senate can, and should, find that full repeal of Obamacare through the budget reconciliation process, and thus 51 votes, is permissible.
Senate Republicans can confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court nominees without using the filibuster-killing nuclear option. Here’s how.
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