REUTERS/Gary Cameron - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) discusses the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington October 1, 2015. Listening in are Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) (R) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) (2R).

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New report on Senate procedures show increased use, need for strategy

October 8, 2015, Molly E. Reynolds

Between the Iran Deal, legislation eliminating Planned Parenthood’s federal funding, and a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, the Senate floor has seen its fair share of excitement in recent weeks. In this post, Molly Reynolds reviews a new paper exploring the evolution of the use of certain procedures in the Senate.

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