Tag: filibuster

26 Why did Mitch McConnell vote against cloture for the continuing resolution on 2018-01-19 despite supporting it? 2018-01-20T09:04:02.160

26 Can the Democrats filibuster the vote for a new judge for the Supreme Court? 2020-09-19T11:09:05.947

25 Even if Democrats have control of the senate, won't new legislation just be blocked with a filibuster? 2021-01-06T17:10:55.747

19 In the U.S., how can the filibuster be invoked without continued speeches? 2012-12-05T15:10:08.363

16 Is Japan unique in allowing for a 牛歩 or "ox walk" filibuster? 2017-06-16T02:25:52.100

13 In the U.S., why does the majority party in a new Senate session always approve the filibuster rule? 2012-12-05T15:13:34.527

13 Is there anything stopping an impeachment trial from being filibustered? 2020-01-17T03:03:08.220

11 Did the Founding Fathers consider creating something similar to the current filibuster? 2021-01-21T18:41:59.057

9 Did the Senate break their own rules by invoking the nuclear option? 2013-11-23T17:46:45.417

9 Why aren't Democrats denying Gorsuch a hearing instead of just filibustering? 2017-04-06T05:52:10.897

8 Historically, why is the filibuster allowed? 2016-03-26T17:20:40.870

8 Is there a contingency if a power sharing agreement cannot be made? 2021-01-22T18:43:20.727

7 Why would a liberal be nervous under a conservative majority House/Senate/President, when a Senate vote for cloture requires 60 votes? 2017-01-26T09:39:58.263

6 Can cloture for position nominations ever be returned to 60/100 in senate? 2017-02-01T18:29:42.927

6 Why did Senate Democrats take the "nuclear option" in 2013? 2019-12-18T19:11:32.230

5 Filibusters in the United States Senate 2016-06-16T18:44:38.567

4 Can senators walk out of a filibuster? 2016-05-11T01:57:51.257

4 Can Obamacare be repealed through budget reconciliation? 2016-11-09T21:43:22.047

4 The origin of the filibuster rule? And Mr Gorsuch's joke 2017-02-05T02:44:54.887

4 Why would filibuster work if opposition has more than enough votes to pass bill? 2018-08-28T22:37:44.290

4 Have Democrats in favour of abolishing the filibuster said anything about what happens if Democrats were to lose control of the Senate in the future? 2021-01-26T03:22:14.283

3 How did the Senate filibuster rules apply to Sen Rand Paul's filibuster? 2013-03-07T22:19:20.143

3 How did Tax Reform (2017 December) pass with a simple majority in Senate? 2018-01-04T17:36:32.733

3 Why hasn't the filibuster been removed? 2020-11-15T18:40:08.873

0 Help me to understand what a filibuster is and why it hasn't been abolished 2021-01-27T14:29:51.003

-1 Can the US Senate stop the filibuster by silencing the minority? 2017-02-08T05:22:54.463