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
Gregory Koger, Filibustering
and Partisanship in the Modern Senate, in PARTY AND PROCEDURE IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS 217, 224 (Jacob R.
the statistical predictors of filibustering
over the course of the
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.
JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS DOES NOT VIOLATE A PRESIDENT'S NOMINATING AUTHORITY
34) On May 6, 2003, I chaired a hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights to examine the constitutional issues presented by the filibustering
of judicial nominees.
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
No present unwritten rule of the Senate, then, restrains today's senators from excessive filibustering
Smith Goes to Washington to the contentious civil rights debates of the 1960's, the American public has witnessed the practice of filibustering
in the Senate with both scorn and adoration.
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.
They don't have to say they're filibustering
, but they can.