Posts tagged filibuster
Right to Work Allies Won’t Be Gagged For Now
March 6, 2022 // Extended debates, otherwise known as filibusters, enable Right to Work advocates and other grassroots citizen groups to block special-interest legislation until an alerted public can defeat it directly.
Manchin is Right on the Filibuster, but Wrong on the PRO Act
January 25, 2022 // When it comes to the filibuster, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) reflects his home state. Opinion polling shows that strong majorities of West Virginians oppose ending the filibuster, as does Manchin, who recently wrote in his state’s largest newspaper, “If I can’t go home and explain it, I can’t vote for it.”