The Democrats, led by Cori Bush and Pramila Jayapal, say ending the filibuster is the only way to end partisan gridlock.
After Jan. 6, some corporations vowed to cut donations to politicians involved, but it was soon business as usual again.
This is about more than getting along with Republicans.
Business PACs gave 57 percent of their donations to Republicans in the 2020 election cycle.
McConnell’s usual scare tactics may fail if Biden’s new infrastructure bill delivers tangible economic benefits.
Voilà! All sorts of great stuff can suddenly be passed with a simple majority under the auspices of reconciliation.
Sanders points out that the GOP’s complaints are spurious as they’ve given corporations tax break after tax break.
Republicans are positioning themselves against the plan with popular proposals like replacing all lead pipes.
McConnell’s defense of the filibuster is meant to convince the public that doom will follow any attempt at change.
A Koch group said it’s “incredibly difficult” to sway even Republicans against H.R. 1.