After Senate conservatives “filibustered an omnibus budget bill” yesterday, they set “a modern-day record for blocking the most legislation during a congressional session,” according to a new report by the Campaign for America’s Future. In just the first year of the 110th Congress, conservatives have used the filibuster 62 times, topping the record set by the entire 107th Congress. Bill Scher notes some of the legislation conservatives have worked to block.
Thursday, December 20, 2007
It is politician. Remember, just a few years back, hearing on your nightly news about the scary, evil, and un-American filibuster? Well, Congressional Republicans and the media don't. From ThinkProgress: