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April 6, 2017
Members of Democracy Spring demonstrate against the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 6, 2017. REUTERS / Eric Thayer
With 'nuclear option,' Senate ends Democratic blockade of Trump court pick
April 6, 2017 - 11:46am
November 21, 2013
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to the media Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The Senate voted Tuesday to  curb the power that the Republican minority has to block President Barack Obama’s nominations, as Democrats edge toward muscling a rewrite of filibuster rules through the chamber.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
U.S. Senate Democrats stop filibusters on federal nominations
November 21, 2013 - 11:45am
July 16, 2013
Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight
July 16, 2013 - 3:49pm
Sen. Reid says filibuster showdown may be averted
July 16, 2013 - 11:02am
Filibuster talks flag, Senate braces for showdown
July 16, 2013 - 7:15am
June 26, 2013
Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, stands on a near empty senate floor as she filibusters in an effort to kill an abortion bill, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The bill would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and force many clinics that perform the procedure to upgrade their facilities and be classified as ambulatory surgical centers. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas abortion bill falls after challenge
June 26, 2013 - 7:03am
March 13, 2013
Letter: The GOP’s filibuster tactics
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 7, 2013
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leaves the floor of the Senate after his filibuster of the nomination of John Brennan to be CIA director on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Thursday, March 7, 2013. Senate Democrats pushed Wednesday for speedy confirmation of John Brennan's nomination to be CIA director but ran into a snag after Paul began a lengthy speech over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee
March 7, 2013 - 7:32am