"To agree with one party is not a respectable centrist thing to do."
The Washington Post wins the "mot juste" trophy for the day.
A reminder that we shouldn't be telling any other country how to conduct democratic business
Isn't it pretty to think so?
"They are hurting the institution of the office of secretary of defense and thus undermining our system of civilian control."
A senator rediscovers the Constitution, and other news.
Maybe we can all get along? For at least a day we will hope so.
Common Cause makes the case for majority rule in the U.S. Senate.
If Harry Reid were Italian, he would be saying "Basta!"
Great moments in American history, as they might (not) have happened under today's procedural rules
The self-defeat of America, Chapter 12,825
Everybody talks about the filibuster; here is something to do about it.
A few promising signs -- which may not lead to anything but -- who knows? -- just might.
You thought you knew all about the filibuster? Think again!
What has Barney Frank learned? One surprising thing.
All important measures coming before the Senate are now filibustered. Our two leading newspapers recognize that truth.
Policy announcement: we will no longer identify a specific author of "the 28th Amendment."
It is possible to acknowledge the reality of today's Senate without advancing the fiction that the body was designed to require 60 votes to "pass" any bill.
The hidden hand behind the 28th Amendment to the Constitution: Mike Mansfield
The 28th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified by the newspaper of record.