DeMint: Farewell, Filibusteringest Senator
December 06, 2012
Good riddance to Senator Tea Party Jim DeMint.
The GOP's Obstruction Manual
December 03, 2009
Yesterday, Judd Gregg sent around a memo to his Republican colleagues detailing the procedural tactics they have at their disposal to hold up the health-care bill on the Senate floor. Sam Stein sums up some of the measures that Gregg describes as being at the foundation “the minority party’s rights” in the Senate: He highlights the use of hard quorum calls for any motion to proceed, as opposed to a far quicker unanimous consent provision.