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Defending the filibuster : the soul of the Senate

Author: Richard A Arenberg; Robert B Dove
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Revised and updated editionView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Arenberg; Robert B Dove
ISBN: 9780253016270 0253016274
OCLC Number: 897946522
Awards: Winner of Winner, 2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year, Gold Medal in Political Science 2012 (United States)
Description: xviii, 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by Senator Olympia SnowePreface1. Soul of the Senate2. Filibuster, Cloture, and Unfettered Amendment3. History of the Filibuster4. Polarized Politics and the Use and Abuse of the Filibuster5. Criticisms of the Filibuster6. The Dangers of Overzealous Reform7. Related Tactics: Holds8. Related Tactics: Filling the Amendment Tree9. Circumventing the Filibuster: Reconciliation10. Reforming the Filibuster: The Constitutional Option11. Reforming the Filibuster: The Nuclear Option12. Bring in the Cots13. Defending the Filibuster14. Looking AheadNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Richard A. Arenberg and Robert B. Dove ; foreword by Senator Olympia Snowe.


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Legislative battles over healthcare and the federal budget have spurred demands to reform or abolish the filibuster in the US Senate. The authors argue that the filibuster is fundamental to the very Read more...

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