Tag: filibuster

Lance tells McConnell it’s time to change rules, end Iran filibuster

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s not unusual for members of one house of Congress to comment on the actions of the other, Save Jerseyans, but it’s not every single day that the commentary is procedural. Strange times! Read More

O’Toole Wants to End N.J. Senate Filibusters

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic), a staunch ally of Governor Chris Christie who almost became Senate Minority Leader last month, wants to end N.J. Democrat efforts to block his Supreme Court nominees by Read More

When Reid & Co. Opposed the Nuclear Option

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Get ready to have your absolutely minds blown by Democrat hypocrisy of the purest, most naked variety, Save Jerseyans: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkXjYohzAOY The Wall Street Journal said it best this morning: “…the Democrats who rewrote Senate rules Read More

Cruz’s Stand Against ObamaCare (LIVE)

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s not a technical filibuster for procedural reasons, Save Jerseyans, but U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) can keep talking (and fielding questions from his colleagues) until Wednesday morning from the Senator Floor if wishes to Read More

Chiesa Votes with Immigration Majority

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog U.S. Senator Jeffrey Chiesa (R-NJ) sided with the majority tonight, 67-27, voting to advance the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act to its next procedural plateau; next up is a potential filibuster battle on Wednesday. Read More

Thinking Outside the Beltway Box

The Beltway Mentality Republicans Are (Still) Hurting the Party By Christopher Canarelli | The Save Jersey Blog Last week, Washington, D.C. residents were expecting a storm to end all storms in the form of “snow-quester,” however, the white stuff did not fall and Read More

This is Why We Lose

McCain and Graham Demonstrate How Selfish and Tone Deaf Many GOP Senior Leaders Have Become By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I haven’t been this annoyed since Newt Gingrich deliberately undercut Paul Ryan’s courageous attempts at entitlement reform, Save Jerseyans. To Read More

Rand’s Stand Against Drone Strikes

Senator Paul Stages Rare One-Man Filibuster of CIA Director’s Nomination (VIDEO) By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As of this writing, Save Jerseyans, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is engaged in one of the most dramatic practices unique to American-style democracy: the Read More