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The Myth of Republican Obstructionism Jun. 18, 2021

David Harsanyi

The political media have spent the entire Joe Biden presidency up to this point pressuring holdout m... Read More

What Joe Manchin Knows That Progressives Don't Jun. 17, 2021

Steve Chapman

The 2010 Senate candidate was almost a caricature of the sort of Republican who drives Democrats cra... Read More

Joe Manchin: Racist or Profile in Courage Jun. 11, 2021

Patrick Buchanan

In 1859, Abraham Lincoln related the tale of an Eastern monarch who charged his wise men with discov... Read More

The Democrats' Filibuster Con Jun. 11, 2021

David Harsanyi

When West Virginia's Joe Manchin closed the door on eliminating the legislative filibuster this week... Read More

Democrat Kabuki Jun. 04, 2021

Erick Erickson

"If you elect us, we will repeal Obamacare," Republicans claimed in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Each ... Read More

Democratic Showdown: Kamala vs. Manchin Jun. 04, 2021

Patrick Buchanan

Speaking in Tulsa on the 100th anniversary of the racial atrocity there, Joe Biden belatedly turned ... Read More

The Filibuster Fuels McConnell's Partisan Nihilism. It Should Go. May. 31, 2021

Daily Editorials

And so history repeats itself. During Barack Obama's first term as president, Mitch McConnell said b... Read More

Joe Manchin: Washington's Most Wanted Man Apr. 14, 2021

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — Everybody wants to know where Sen. Joe Manchin's hideaway is in the Capitol. The ... Read More

The Golden Gate Bridge for the Senate: Big Infrastructure and No Filibuster Apr. 07, 2021

Jamie Stiehm

Chief among words America will soon hear, over and over, are inside baseball in the Senate: "infrast... Read More

Time to Go: Protecting Voters' Rights Means Easing the Filibuster's Stranglehold Mar. 30, 2021

Jeff Robbins

Folk singer Phil Ochs was biting about one state's especially noxious mistreatment of Black American... Read More

Bring Back the Talking Filibuster Mar. 20, 2021

Corey Friedman

President Joe Biden wants to make the filibuster great again. Facing the prospect of legislative lo... Read More

Democrats Would Be Shortsighted To Nuke the Senate Filibuster Mar. 19, 2021

Josh Hammer

"You'll regret this, and you may regret this a lot sooner than you think," then-Senate Minority Lead... Read More

The Hypocrisy of the Filibuster Busters Mar. 19, 2021

David Harsanyi

The effort to undo the Senate's legislative filibuster is an un-American, Constitution-eroding, radi... Read More

It's Time To Talk About Eliminating the Senate Filibuster Entirely Mar. 08, 2021

Daily Editorials

America is witnessing, yet again, the funhouse-mirror effects that the filibuster exerts over the U.... Read More

Court Packing Is No Hypothetical Oct. 16, 2020

Michael Barone

On Monday, Joe Biden finally broke his monthslong silence on court packing. Previously, he refused t... Read More

Democrats Threaten to Burn Down the Republic to Stack the Supreme Court Sep. 23, 2020

Ben Shapiro

Last week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87. Her death immediately in... Read More

Biden Could Win Big and Bring our Country Together; the Scary Part Is He's Chosen Not To Do It Sep. 18, 2020

Neil Patel

It's now pretty clear that Joe Biden has a lead, but President Donald Trump has been closing nationa... Read More

Statehood for Territories May Boomerang on Democrats Sep. 18, 2020

Michael Barone

What happens if, as seems much more likely now than it did a year or six months ago, Democrats overt... Read More

Barack Obama's Filibuster Hypocrisy Aug. 07, 2020

David Harsanyi

In April of 2005, Senator Barack Obama took to the floor of the United States Senate and passionatel... Read More

As the Filibuster Goes, So Goes the GOP Aug. 04, 2020

Patrick Buchanan

"When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.... Read More