FDL Book Salon Welcomes Gregory Koger, Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 2:00 pm

[Welcome author, Gregory Koger, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Miami, and Host Jonathan Bernstein , A Plain Blog About Politics] [As a courtesy to our guests, please keep comments to the book.  Please take other conversations to a previous thread.  - bev] Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate Sometimes, [...]

Right Wing Ob$truction of Everything

By: Sunday April 4, 2010 1:00 pm

The outright childishness of the right has been their major feature for some time. Finding that they can use the rules of order to deny the public any effort on their behalf, they have leapt into the fray to make everything as hard as it can be in getting any business done.

Judd Gregg’s One-Stop Obstruction Manual for Health Care Debate

By: Wednesday December 2, 2009 7:11 pm

Never before has the reality of their historic obstructionism been so obvious.

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