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Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., right, and other Democratic senators, calls for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress stalemated on guns despite shooting, filibuster

WASHINGTON — The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the…

 

This frame grab provided by C-SPAN shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on  Wednesday, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. (Senate Television via AP)

Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns wages filibuster

WASHINGTON — A Democratic senator waged a filibuster into the night Wednesday,…

 

AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaSenate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid

Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama's…

 

Filibuster needed to protect minority rights

Liberal Democrats fiercely defended the filibuster against Republican assault during the Bush…

Senate liberals looking to ban filibuster in 2011

With an even smaller majority in the 112th Congress next year, some…

When an agenda is more important than the facts

The Washington Post has turned over its Sunday Outlook front page to…