04.07.2021

Senate Democrats double down on budget reconciliation for $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill—does that mean the filibuster is safe?

Previously, budget reconciliation was understood by both parties to mean the Senate could pass just one budget resolution a year. No longer. Now the Senate parliamentarian has effectively changed Senate rules allowing the Senate majority to in effect “double dip” on the procedure that only […]

03.22.2021

Eliminating filibuster could unleash a ‘scorched earth policy’ which arguably could help conservatives

Sen. McConnell offered up his policy wish list should Democrats eliminate the filibuster rule, and Republicans regain the majority. ALG has its own legislative wish list under such a scenario. By Catherine Mortensen Just weeks into Joe Biden’s presidency, it is clear that he faces considerable obstacles […]

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