Now that they are back in the Senate majority, Democrats are falsely inflating filibuster numbers in order to create a fake crisis.
Senate Democrats intend to erode as many barriers around the reconciliation process as possible. Now, it looks like they’ve cleared the first hurdle.
When McConnell cares about something — actually cares about it — we see how quickly his tune changes.
According to the Equality Act, religious nurses, doctors, and hospitals unwilling to kill an unborn child or perform a sex-change surgery could be legally discriminating.
“Becerra’s confirmation would be divisive and a step in the wrong direction,” the letters states. He “has proven himself to be an enemy of the health of women and the unborn.”
Far from being a helpless minority, Senate Republicans are in a powerful position to leverage their consent for key priorities from their voters.
The Georgia runoffs would’ve gone the other way had any number of factors turned out differently, but Trump’s bad behavior and overreaction to it among others in his party was the central theme.
If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed, America will have the first Supreme Court with a majority of justices approved by a GOP Senate since 1939.
While it may be both clunky and inefficient, the filibuster is nonetheless crucial to ensuring deliberate legislating takes place in the U.S. Senate.
‘My colleagues propose this rules change because they believe they can get away with it rather than because they know it’s good for our democracy,’ Obama said when ending the filibuster would have set Democrats back.
By refusing to send articles of impeachment to the Senate, Pelosi is asserting the primacy of the Democrat-controlled House over the GOP-led Senate.
Progressives like Warren want to abolish the Electoral College because they want to get rid of our constitutional system entirely.
Sen. Chuck Grassley has formally requested updates from the DOJ and the FBI on four criminal referrals submitted to the agencies last year.
‘I never observed in him the qualities of intellect, vision, exceptional integrity, or savvy that are required to be an effective president,’ Brown said. ‘I will be surprised if he survives the primaries.’
By allowing working moms to mother on the job, we’re showing the next generation they don’t have to put their careers on hold for kids.
Josh Mandel’s surprise decision leaves Republicans looking to hold onto a Senate majority in 2018 without a top-tier candidate for the race.
Voters in Alabama might send Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate. Maybe it’s time to consider allowing state legislatures to elect senators again.
New Jersey voters are obviously concerned about his corruption charges, but his fellow Democrat senators are refusing to say if Bob Menendez should go.
This week, Congress could give SpaceX the greatest gig it could ever receive on planet Earth: a government-granted monopoly over space launch.
Americans need relief from Obamacare. But Republican fixes have been polling even less popular—because they’ve done a poor job sharing their message.
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