The Shocking Truth About the U.S. Senate
It doesn't have to be this way.
Call Your Senators: 1-888-717-0911
When your call is answered, say
I am calling to ask that the Senator vote for meaningful rules reform including requiring a talking filibuster. Please support Senate rules reform on the first legislative day of the new Congress.
The current rules that govern the U.S. Senate are hurting our democracy.
In the past, our nation was able to move forward on landmark legislation that put in place workers' rights, civil rights, retirement security for seniors, and much more.
But today, obscure tactics--like the "silent" filibuster--allow individual Senators to hold the nation's work hostage while cutting backroom deals. And the problem is getting worse.