Senate Democrats Have Votes To Filibuster Supreme Court Nominee, Neil GorsuchSenate Democrats now have enough votes to try to block Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans who plan to confirm him anyway.
Toomey-Manchin Background Check Bill Fails To Win Supermajority In SenateU.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
Opinion: History On The Senate FloorLast week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.

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