Record Breaking: Senate Conservatives Use Filibuster for 62nd Time in This Session of Congress – Yahoo News

Record Breaking: Senate Conservatives Use Filibuster for 62nd Time in This Session of Congress – Yahoo News
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Republican Senate minority today filibustered an omnibus budget bill, setting a modern-day record for blocking the most legislation during a congressional session. A new report released today by the Campaign for Americas Future details the 62 times conservatives have used the filibuster to block legislation or force modification of bills in the first session of the 110th Congress. In just the first year of this two-year Congress, their use of the filibuster in the Senate topped the previous record, reached during the entire 107th Congress.

Read full report here : http://home.ourfuture.org/assets/block-and-blame.pdf

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