Tag Archive for Filibuster

Weekly Podcast #55: Supreme Court — It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

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The full panel finally returns! Allison, Nick, and Joe discuss the end of the Supreme Court term from the highs regarding marriage equality and the lows involving voting rights and workplace and consumer rights. Is the problem a progressive movement…

Weekly Podcast: Circuit Breaker

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A lot has happened while the gang was away. Joe and Nick discuss the President’s national security speech hinting at a reformed War on Terror and new drone usage policy unveiled right before another shakeup of the national security team.…

Weekly Podcast: Shorter Than Rand Paul

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Joe, Nick, and Kathryn discuss Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster and whether it proves or disproves the need for filibuster reform. Joe and Nick also debate whether there’s actually anything wrong with drone attacks in the first place. The gang also…

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

Well that’s probably anyone who used the words “Harry Reid” and “leadership” in the same sentence. On Wednesday night, Democrats went to sleep expecting a productive, but not necessarily radical, reform of the filibuster rules that have allowed Mitch McConnell…