All Posts Tagged With: "FIlibuster"

Senate Facing Showdown over Nomination of Neil Gorsuch

The Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch faces its most dramatic week to date as senators are preparing to make important votes that could cause a splintering of the chamber and a divisive change in the rules imposed by the Republicans that would ensure that by Friday they can confirm him to the high court. […]

President Obama Ready to Increase Pressure for DHS Funding

The White House administration is increasing the pressure on Republicans for the funding of the Department of Homeland Security, which could be shutdown if Congress does not act by February 27. Congress is stuck on this issue due to the House insisting the funding bill include a provision to overturn the executive actions of President […]

Democrats Filibuster Bill for Homeland Security

As was expected, Senate Democrats have blocked the funding bill for Homeland Security protesting the provisions written by the GOP that would gut a number of years of the White House administration’s directives regarding immigration. The big question is now what comes next. Top Senate Republicans indicated strongly that they would attempt to bring up […]