Once again, the Democrats find themselves outflanked and tangled in their own wire.
Bernie Sanders said one of his priorities is to pass a COVID relief bill before the impeachment trial starts next month.
The Senate minority leader’s stonewalling of a must-pass organizing resolution is already pushing the issue.
As minority leader under Obama, Mitch McConnell weaponized the filibuster to stymie the president’s legislative agenda.
“It’s going to take the work of progressives, of social movements to really get it done,” said Waleed Shahid.
The best way to defeat GOP stonewalling, a progressive coalition argues, is to “get rid of the filibuster immediately.”
In his eulogy for John Lewis, the former president called to honor his legacy by expanding voting rights.
The song, as Led Zeppelin says, remains the same.
Should Democrats return to power, they need to “pack” the Supreme Court with extra justices to overturn campaign finance decisions.
The filibuster could be gone by Friday, after Democrats gained the votes to hold up the nomination of Neil Gorsuch.