Stories tagged: Filibusters
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013, 10:29 a.m.
Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama’s current and future nominees on Thursday, voting unilaterally to overturn decades of Senate precedent and undermine …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2012, 1:33 p.m.
New blow for Rice: Moderate senator voices concern
WASHINGTON (AP) — A moderate Republican senator, vital to any White House hopes of getting U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confirmed as secretary of state, said Wednesday she couldn’t back any …