Pink Sneaks Cushion a Will for Women’s Rights
The filibuster is at the core of the U.S. senate.
It’s also why nothing of much significance has been done the past decade.
Under Senate rules, senators can filibuster any legislation. They can just stand up and start talking. They can talk about anything they wish. They can read from telephone books, or even take bathroom breaks. They can also yield the floor to like-minded senators.