But, as we discuss in Part II, the procedures that comprise the conventional option have been used throughout the history of the House and Senate to limit filibustering
Changes that balance limits on filibustering
with increased protection for minorities in other areas have the potential to ratchet down polarization and partisan recrimination.
the statistical predictors of filibustering
over the course of the
Senator John Thune (SD): Filibustering
judicial nominees "is contrary to our Constitution .
against Myers, who was blocked last term and renominated for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco, centers on the fact that when he was a lobbyist for mining and grazing interests during the 1990s, he dared to raise his voice against autocratic federal regulators.
Thus, a filibuster can effectively nullify a nomination in its entirety, whereas filibustering
legislation might affect only a portion of it.
originally referred to mercenary warfare intended to destabilize a government.
Democratic senators, led by Minority Leader Tom Daschle (SD), have been filibustering
to block an up-or-down vote on Estrada's confirmation.
Smith Goes To Washington" Geoghegan describes staying up, one hot and sticky Chicago night, and working out some numbers in front of a fan about how few people a filibustering
Senate faction can represent.
federal authorities for breaking filibustering
In a weekly online survey, members of 59 Million Strong(TM) have overwhelmingly disapproved of the Senate's proposed change to the rules that allow filibustering
of judicial nominees, according to Bill Kayton, spokesman for 59 Million Strong.
Mr Tsang made the announcement today after meeting with the Financial Services & the Treasury Bureau and Government controlling officers, in response to filibustering
of the Appropriations Bill in the Legislative Council.