filibuster

Mitch McConnell

Opinion: History On The Senate Floor

Last 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.

12/10/2012

Missoouri capitol

Capitol Perspectives: Lori’s Filibuster

Not much happened this past week in Missouri’s Senate. There’s a one-word explanation why: filibuster.

02/03/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Senate Ends Filibuster, Passes Stimulus Money

The deal fizzled as other Republican and Democratic senators refused to go along with the stimulus cuts.

05/04/2011

Smith Urination

Redistricting a Reminder of Infamous “Trashcan” Filibuster

Debate over redistricting in 2001 resulted in Alderwoman allegedly urinating during filibuster.

04/18/2011

Missouri flag

UPDATED: Lembke Ends Filibuster Blocking Jobless Benefits

But the St. Louis-area Republican seeks to stop other federal funding for the state, as much as $400 million.

04/06/2011

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