Stories tagged: "filibuster"


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‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

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10 Activists Arrested After Protesting Outside Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s Office to End Filibuster

Activists said they were protesting the filibuster because it was holding up immigration reform, universal healthcare, and voting rights protections.

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Arizonans Cite Obstruction, Racist History as Reasons They Want the Filibuster Gone

Rally attendees said there's specific legislation they would like to see become law but feel don’t have a chance unless the filibuster is removed.

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Filibuster FAQs: What Is This Senate Procedure and Why Does It Matter for You?

While it’s easy to tune out all the political noise, the future of this Senate procedure does directly affect you and your family.

Obama Calls for Expansion of Voting Rights During Stirring Eulogy for John Lewis
Obama Calls for Expansion of Voting Rights During Stirring Eulogy for John Lewis

While honoring Congressman John Lewis, Obama rebuked the GOP and issued an urgent call to action on voting rights.