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?
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?
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
May 28, 2013
The bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived.
Breaking Up Isn't So Hard to Do
April 10, 2013
Why Harry Reid and the NRA parted ways.
Harry Reid Reaps What He Sowed
March 19, 2013
The cost of failing to reform the filibuster is already apparent.
Filibuster Reform Squelched
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.