PBS NewsHour Senators Spar Over Filibusters Amid Partisan Gridlock
Senators Spar Over Filibusters, Blaming Rules for Constant Partisan Gridlock Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Senators Spar Over Filibusters Amid Partisan Gridlock
Going into a high-stakes confrontation over the federal deficit and fiscal cliff, Democrats have begun to push for filibuster reform, citing it as a barrier to progress. Kwame Holman looks back at the history of the filibuster, how that strategy has evolved and what it may mean for congressional progress and bipartisanship.
Premiere Date: 11/30/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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