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Frequency Of Senate Filibuster Being Applied Has Been On The Rise; Is That Trend About To End?

Today the Senate filibuster procedure allows a minority party with 41 votes to stop most legislation. The Senate tradition of unlimited debate has allowed for the use of the filibuster, a loosely defined term for action designed to prolong debate and delay or prevent a vote on a bill, resolution, amendment, or other debatable question. Both parties have used this method over the years (see inset chart).

Red Wave Taking Over Georgia With This New Unstoppable Candidate

recent polling shows Walker leading Warnock by over ten points. When we consider that we’re still months away from the election and the apparent commitment by Democrats to continue pushing an unpopular agenda, it seems likely that Walker’s lead will widen. And with over 7% of voters still undecided, it wouldn’t be surprising to see Walker’s cushion inch up into the teens by the fall.

Schumer Calls for Open Season on the Filibuster

Schumer wants to pass a bill that transforms the voting process in America. The bill would federalize control of elections which is contrary to the Constitution. The Constitution expressly gives the management of elections to the states. The bill may also make provisions to reduce the voting age to 16 and allow non-citizens to vote. It will also expand mail-in voting.