Romney’s Incredible Dishonesty Ignores How the Filibuster Destroys Democracy

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 11:37 am

Mitt Romney has recently dishonestly attacked President Obama’s executive actions on immigration on the grounds it is only “temporary” and political.  Romney’s attack stresses that Obama didn’t pass a permanent legislative solution during his first term, when Democrats controlled both houses of Congress, and that should prove that Obama is not serious about immigration reform. [...]

Modest Reforms of Senate Filibuster Rules Won’t Cause Political Backlash

By: Monday January 17, 2011 1:42 pm

I know this is often hard for professional politicians and political aides to comprehend, but regular Americans really don’t pay attention to abstract congressional maneuvers. If the Senate Democratic caucus thinks reforming Senate rules is a good thing that would eventually will lead to better policy outcomes, they should implement them. If they don’t think [...]