Posts Tagged ‘filibuster’

Is it Time to Change the Rules?

There are no rules here… we make them up as we go along” Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL) Harry Reid and the Democrats in the Senate are considering celebrating the swearing in of the 112th Congress by changing, or eliminating, the filibuster rule.  The filibuster has been a tool in the...

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Welcome to the 112th Congress!

The American people sent a message last November: they want to change the way Washington works. Starting today, we will see if their message has been heard. A new Congress will be sworn in in Washington. With a change in leadership in the House, and dozens of new tea party...

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