U.S. Senators Participate In Day-Long Gun Control Filibuster Following Orlando Mass ShootingU.S. Senate gun control filibuster, and proposed amendment, come in response to the Orlando mass shooting that left 49 dead and 53 wounded.
Opinion: History On The Senate FloorLast week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.
UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court NominationA liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.
GOP Senators Block Obama Judicial Nominee From UC BerkeleyPresident Barack Obama has been handed his first Senate defeat of a judicial nominee. Republicans mustered enough votes to continue their filibuster against University of California law professor Goodwin Liu.