JILL COLVIN / The Associated PressApr 2, 2018
After a weekend in Florida with several immigration hard-liners, the president calls for a Senate voting rule change—dubbed the "nuclear option"—in a bid to tighten the border. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigNov 26, 2013
Now that Senate Democrats have deployed the so-called nuclear option, the question arises: From a progressive perspective, who is the worst sitting federal judge in America today? Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigNov 26, 2013
With their dramatic decision, Senate Democrats have frankly acknowledged that the power struggle over the judiciary has reached a crisis point and that the nature of conservative opposition to President Obama is genuinely without precedent. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigNov 23, 2013
Way to nuke ’em, Harry. It was time -- actually, long past time -- for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to invoke the "nuclear option" and ask his colleagues to change the Senate's rules. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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