Part of me gets the need to balance risk. Part of me wants to scream.
The unlikely presidential candidate turned leading mayoral candidate could give a bad name to the popular replacement for winner-take-all elections. Here’s how.
A new ruling from the Senate Parliamentarian helps avoid an infrastructure filibuster. But it’s hardly definitive. And it may not be enough to galvanize left, right and center Democrats.
He has tons of lower court seats to fill and their impact will be substantial.
The idea of making senators pull all-nighters sounds like a sensible filibuster reform. But the procedure, a favorite of Strom Thurmond and Frank Capra, has its limits.