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Received this e-mail today from Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR): Our persistent push for ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 01:14 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Tom Udall (D. NM) regarding filibuster reform: Once again, abuse of the ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 09:06 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I am very happy to see Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) take the lead on this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/16/jeff-merkley-monsanto-repeal_n_3288209.html?utm_hp_ref=green&ir=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 17, 2013 at 10:24 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
"No minority has a right to block a majority from conducting the legal business of the organization. No majority has a right to prevent a minority from peacefully attempting to become a majority."
by hungeski
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 05:34 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Mark Udall (D. CO) regarding fixing the filibuster: Imagine that, in ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 10:30 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
For those of you who are unfamiliar with this story, here's a little background info: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/02/kenneth-bae-north-korea-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 03:43 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Received two e-mails today regarding filibuster reform. The first one was from Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR):
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
At his Town Hall meting yesterday at Klamath Community College, Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) renewed his vow to keep fighting on two big causes. The first one is filibuster reform: http://www....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 11:54 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
An old friend of mine who served in the House of Representatives for 20 years likes to tell the story of a bitter floor fight that took place over an important piece of legislation. When a more ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 08:08 AM PST with 13 Recommends
UPDATE: On the rec list again this week! Thank you all! The Daily Kos community has done an amazing job pushing Senate Democrats to pass filibuster reform and please keep it up! U.S. Senator ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 09:08 AM PST with 101 Recommends
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is the filibuster king, master of all that he and his minority minions can obstruct. With the filibuster, he zealously bludgeoned to death bills passed by a ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 07:25 AM PST with 17 Recommends
The election is over, we have another month or so of the lame duck session of Congress, and it's already crystal clear that the "party of no" gridlock we saw from Republicans is only going to get ...
by ProfJonathan
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 04, 2010 at 09:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
One senator in secret can do a 'silent filibuster' of legislation by quietly going to the Senate Majority Leader and refusing 'unanimous consent' for the regular transaction of legislative business.
by Ruff Limblog
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 26, 2009 at 01:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends