And here was the prize--this pearl as large as a filbert--with a pale pink tinge like a lady's fingernail--this spoil of a filibustering
age--this gift from a European emperor to a South Sea chief.
At the time, Sarah Davis was the only GOP lawmaker who ultimately voted against the legislation that Wendy Davis was filibustering
Multiple choice answers given for the survey's description of filibustering
included: slang for a sex act; deliberately wasting time during a debate; and a mechanical error with a vehicle.
senator had to remain for the most part at his desk and on his feet.
And as the night follows day, Republicans, not the filibustering
Democrats, will be blamed for shutting down DHS and jeopardizing the nation's safety at a time of heightened international terrorism.
House of Representatives and the Senate have limited filibustering
in the past by using the conventional option described here.
Chief Executive CY Leung has urged the community to voice its request to end filibustering
in the Legislative Council.
In the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, routine filibustering
practices have skyrocketed.
A recent change in the Senate's rules will mean less filibustering
After a respite, Republicans have predictably returned to their blockading ways, filibustering
Obama nominees for the nation's highest courts.
In 2012, Tories and SNP MPs used filibustering
to block a Daylight Savings Bill to put the UK on Central European Time.
Moreover, to be successful, changes must be balanced, curbing some of the excesses of the majority that have been employed to control filibustering