What’s Going On in the Senate?

What’s Going On in the Senate?

The U.S. Senate rules allow a handful of senators to stop the rest from making any progress. Senators donít even get to debate about really important legislation on the Senate floor, let alone vote, and no one is held accountable. It is time to reform the rules. Let's fix the Senate. More »

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Fix the Senate Now Applauds Ongoing Bipartisan Discussion on Senate Rules Reform

Fix the Senate Now Applauds Ongoing Bipartisan Discussion on Senate Rules Reform

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The Fix the Senate Now coalition applauds the ongoing bipartisan discussion on U.S. Senate rules reform and the growing bipartisan consensus that the Senate can, and should, be made more functional.

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Fix the Senate Now Applauds Renewed Bipartisan Discussion on Senate Rules Reform

Fix the Senate Now Applauds Renewed Bipartisan Discussion on Senate Rules Reform

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

The Fix the Senate Now coalition applauds the renewed bipartisan discussion on U.S. Senate rules reform and the emerging bipartisan consensus that the Senate can, and should, be made more functional.

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Why Sen. McConnell Should Advance Qualified Judicial Nominees in the Senate

Why Sen. McConnell Should Advance Qualified Judicial Nominees in the Senate

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) claims that under his leadership, the U.S. Senate is operating smoothly and in better accordance to its historical traditions.

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Fix the Senate Now Thanks Sen. Harry Reid for Nov. 2013 Rules Reform

Fix the Senate Now Thanks Sen. Harry Reid for Nov. 2013 Rules Reform

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

In response to the news that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will not run for reelection, the Fix the Senate Now coalition issued the following statement:

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Thank You Harry Reid & Senate Rules Reform (and Yes, Ted Cruz)

Thank You Harry Reid & Senate Rules Reform (and Yes, Ted Cruz)

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The Fix the Senate Now coalition expresses gratitude to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and the Senate Democratic caucus for prioritizing and confirming dozens of nominees in recent days.

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