Last quote by Sarah Binder
I think it will be very hard for Democrats to get much traction to derail a future Trump nominee without the threat of a filibuster.feedback
In this page, you will find a list of 6 quotes from Sarah Binder, from different articles. We analyzed 4 articles in which Sarah Binder has been quoted in topics like Ryan and GOP. Sarah Binder’s most recent quote is: “The history of extended debate in the Senate belies the received wisdom that the filibuster was an original, constitutional feature of the Senate. The filibuster is more accurately viewed as the unanticipated consequence of an early change to Senate rules.”. To see more examples Sarah Binder’s views and opinions, check out the section below.
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Quotes by Sarah Binder
Apr 08 2017
The history of extended debate in the Senate belies the received wisdom that the filibuster was an original, constitutional feature of the Senate. The filibuster is more accurately viewed as the unanticipated consequence of an early change to Senate rules.feedback
Apr 06 2017
It is tempting to view Democrats' behavior as payback for Republican norm-breaking that blocked Garland. And in the short term, it is. But the longer view reveals an equally important dynamic. As the parties become ever more polarized, party majorities have been looking to the Senate rules to find new ways to pursue their agendas.feedback
Apr 06 2017
If 90 percent of the majority party and just 20 percent of the minority party vote in favor of cloture, the difference is 70 percent. Remarkably, procedural partisanship has more than doubled since the 1970s … You can't see this in the figure, but since the first Bush administration, Democrats have filed for cloture significantly more often than have Republicans – suggesting that the GOP has more aggressively tried to block the majority than have Democrats.feedback
Apr 06 2017
The longer-term evolution of the Senate has followed a very slow path toward majority rule. Senators have rarely reversed course, suggesting that a cohesive and ambitious Senate party could one day be tempted to finish the march to majority rule.feedback
Sep 13 2016
A shrinking GOP conference is no doubt going to be more conservative in the new Congress, raising the challenge for Speaker Ryan to form majorities with a slimmer and more conservative rank and file.feedback
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