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Filibuster news and analysis from The Nation
April 5, 2017
Keep Fighting the Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
And hold your senators accountable for their vote on the “nuclear” option.
April 3, 2017
The Democratic Filibuster of Neil Gorsuch Is On
Five good reasons why Democrats are right to block Trump’s nominee.
March 31, 2017
Democrats Need to Call Mitch McConnell’s Bluff and Filibuster Neil Gorsuch
If Republicans nuke the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, they have more to lose than Democrats do.
March 28, 2017
Russia Is Not the Reason to Block Gorsuch
President Trump’s greatest political weakness isn’t his alleged ties to Russia. It’s a cruel policy agenda that the American people overwhelmingly reject.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
June 16, 2016
Senators Crack the NRA’s Congressional Wall of Silence With a Filibuster Demand for Action on Gun Violence
This is the beginning of a new politics that says moments of silence must be replaced with moments of action.
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March 23, 2015
The Big Fix
Bringing back a strong and healthy labor movement is everybody’s job—but to do it, we’ll have to change our corporate and political models as well.
November 12, 2014
Will Republican Know-Nothings Torpedo Climate Progress?
Obama’s postponement of Keystone XL, EPA emissions regulations and now the China deal are in jeopardy.
November 11, 2014
The GOP Senate: Worry!
From blocking nominees to launching pointless investigations to deregulating everything, the new Senate is poised to wreak havoc.
November 26, 2013
There’s more work to be done, but this was a big win for democracy.