Harry Reid

Lamar Alexander's Agenda for a Filibuster-Free Senate
July 15, 2013

Is Tennessee’s Lamar Alexander such a proud upholder of Senate tradition that he can’t bear to give ground on the filibuster? Is he simply spoiling for a fight?

Nuclear War
Why filibuster reform matters
July 15, 2013

What happens if an entire 80-year-old agency of the United States government with some 1700 employees effectively ceases functioning, even as it continues to exist on paper and occupy a line on the federal budget?

Why a Filibuster Rule Change Won't Turn the Senate Into the House
July 12, 2013

Harry Reid’s threat to change filibuster rules so executive nominees will only require 51 votes for approval has touched off dire warnings that doing so would put the Senate on a slippery slope to becoming more like the House.

This Is How the NRA Ends
A bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived
May 28, 2013

The bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived.

Breaking Up Isn't So Hard to Do
Why Harry Reid and the NRA parted ways
April 10, 2013

Why Harry Reid and the NRA parted ways.

Harry Reid Reaps What He Sowed
The failure to reform the filibuster is already taking a toll
March 19, 2013

The cost of failing to reform the filibuster is already apparent.

Filibuster Reform Squelched
The real deal struck about reform: There would be none.
January 24, 2013

Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell made a deal about filibuster reform: There would be no deal.

The Filibuster and "The Fermata"
January 22, 2013

Why time has stopped in the Senate, and why the filibuster will likely survive.

Obama Doesn't Need an Assault Weapons Ban
January 16, 2013

The previous ban was ineffective, so liberals shouldn't insist upon it.

Americans Back Obama's Gun Control Plan, But That's Not Enough
January 16, 2013

If it were up to the public, Obama's plan would sail through Congress.