Filibuster Showdown

Could we really see an end to the dysfunction in the Senate? Perhaps not totally, but we could start down the road to reform tomorrow when the 112th Congress gets underway. I just taped an interview with historian/author/professor emerita at UCLA Joyce Appleby that will run on this morning's show.  To be honest, I didn't know of Joyce until I read her New Years Day piece on Huffington Post, The Urgency of a Senate Rule Change.  I then found an op-ed she wrote for the LA Times: "The Senate filibuster: Time for a change". After hearing the history of the [...]