Rand Paul Begins Filibuster On Senate Floor Against Patriot ActKentucky Sen. Rand Paul took to the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon to filibuster against the Patriot Act.
Cruz: 'I Intend To Object To Any Effort To Raise The Debt Ceiling On A 50-Vote Threshold'Will Ted Cruz stage another filibuster?
McConnell Takes Shot At Reid: Senate Being Run Into The Ground By 'One Person'Senate Republicans accused Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) of trying to “jam” through legislation and nominations as some members of Congress look to head home before the Christmas holiday.
Obama: GOP Filibusters Look to 'Re-Fight' Last Election, Not His NomineesPresident Barack Obama showed his support for a move by Senate Democrats making it harder to block his nominees, citing repeated “abuse” of such tactics that are targeting the Obama administration rather than the nominees themselves.
McCain Accuses Tea Party Colleagues Of Pushing Dems Too FarA long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and tea partyers is in full view again with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of using tactics that might tempt Democrats to change Senate rules that now protect the minority party.
Dem Senator Considers Joining GOP Gun Filibuster: 'There's No Bill, No Amendment, I've Seen This Played Before'Sen. Mark Begich, a democrat from Alaska, said he wants more than news conferences from fellow Democrats pushing gun control legislation and is considering joining a GOP-led filibuster.
Paul Repeats Thinly Veiled Threat To Filibuster New Gun Control LegislationU.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday repeated a thinly veiled threat to filibuster new gun control legislation when the Senate reconvenes in Washington next month.
Senator Ends Long Floor Speech Blocking CIA Pick A tea party senator from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to block Senate confirmation of John Brennan's nomination to be CIA director.
Paul Filibuster: Liberals Are 'Suspiciously Quiet,' Reply From Obama Compared To 'Root Canal'Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster of President Obama’s nomination for CIA director, John Brennan, continued to roll into its fifth hour on Wednesday.
Senator Launches Lengthy Debate to Block CIA Pick Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has taken to the Senate floor to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination as CIA director.
Filibuster or Not? GOP Slow-Walks Hagel NominationImmediately after blocking Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense, top Republicans took to the Senate floor Thursday to claim that, no, they were not filibustering.
Sen. McConnell Raises Possibility Of Filibuster Against Chuck Hagel The Senate Republican leader is raising the possibility of a filibuster of President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary.
Opinion: History On The Senate FloorLast week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.
Senate Democrats Accuse GOP Of Excessive FilibustersU.S. Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is vowing to join with other Democrats to limit the use of the filibuster — a move she said will help break gridlock in Washington by curbing the ability of Republicans to block votes.