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Rules of the Senate

The Senate Keeps Its Sanity — Filibuster Reform Is Dead

January 28, 2011

I know, I know.  The Senate is anything but sane, and most Senators are the antithesis of sane.  But at the same time, one has to acknowledge that the Senate, as an institution, has been instrumental in keeping America from becoming like Socialist Europe.  Why, do you ask?  Because of the Senate concepts of cloture [...]

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The Democrats’ ObamaCare Problem

March 10, 2010

Despite talks of optimism from Nancy Pelosi, all the signs are there that the Democrats don’t have the votes to pass ObamaCare, and don’t even have a plan on how to procedurally do it.  The fact of the matter is that the House doesn’t trust the Senate to push through the reconciliation fixes, and most [...]

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