Mondaire Jones called Wednesday’s vote ‘the worst assault on the right to vote since Jim Crow.’
The purpose of last night’s theater was for Schumer to say, ‘we tried.’ But the costs of that ‘trying’ were steep indeed.
The senator’s apparent hope that maybe Democratic leadership would spare him from having to take a difficult vote was dashed last night.
The Arizona Democrat confirmed on Thursday that she won’t be voting to suspend the filibuster in order to pass two voting bills championed by her party.
The president’s calculations on the art of the possible have been way off.
President Biden and other Democrats have called to suspend the filibuster.
Detonating the nuclear option to overturn regular order in the Senate endangers the protections for senators and would feed into the dynamic of polarization.
Sinema’s pro-filibuster stance offers us a rare instance of political courage.