(WASHINGTON) -- In a remarkable political moment, Republicans on Friday blocked the Senate from moving forward on a bill that would establish a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 assault by Trump supporters on the U.S. Capitol they were forced to flee... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Moderate Democrat Joe Manchin reaffirmed that he will not back proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rule or support "shortcutting the legislative process through budget reconciliation," dealing a possible blow to President Joe Biden's agenda. Manchin, who has been trumpeting the need for... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he supports changing the Senate’s filibuster rule back to requiring senators talk on the floor to hold up a bill, the first time he has endorsed reforming the... Read More.
BY: QUINN SCANLAN(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of the first night of the Democratic National Convention, where the party hopes to convey a united front going into the final stretch of the 2020 campaign, Alabama Sen. Doug Jones said that even if... Read More.
BY: BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Democrats, increasingly hopeful they can retake the White House and Senate in November, are discussing changing Senate rules to pass legislation with a simple majority of votes. Known as the "nuclear option," the move to eliminate the... Read More.