"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote in order to overturn Roe v. Wade," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "Democrats can and must end the filibuster to keep abortion legal and safe."
"President Biden was clear in his call for eliminating the filibuster to pass voting rights, and we're grateful... But he can't rest this call at the feet of the Senate and walk away."
"I am now calling on the Senate to abolish the filibuster in all its forms."
“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”
“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”
"Abolishing the filibuster to secure the right to vote for everyone is how we must protect his legacy."
To help us understand the filibuster and the role it’s playing now, Andrew Perez, who covers money and influence as senior editor and reporter at the Daily Poster, explains it in great detail.
“You’re going to see another round of ‘we can’t do anything yet, there was a tragedy’ hand-wringing, but we must end gun violence now.”
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia signaled Sunday that he would be open to reforming the archaic rule to make it "more painful" for the minority to wield as a tool of endless obstruction.
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