Editorial: It’s time to end filibusters once and for all in the United States Senate, because the American People are paying a dear price

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer It’s time to end filibusters in the United States Senate once and for all, because the American People are paying a dear price. We’re seeing a giant illustration of the problem right now on Capitol Hill. There’s a much bigger problem with the impact of filibusters in the hyper partisan climate […]

Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is headed for confirmation after Republicans tore up the Senate’s voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections. Democrats denounced the GOP’s use of what both sides dubbed the “nuclear option” to […]

Senate begins debate on Gorsuch, headed for showdown

ERICA WERNER, Associated Press MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have secured the votes to block President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee under current rules, putting the Senate on a partisan collision course over confirming Neil Gorsuch to a lifetime appointment that could reverberate for decades. Debate over the 49-year-old appellate judge […]