Catch Up On Some Of The Week's Top Stories By Listening To Our Podcast, No One Knows Anything
This week, co-hosts Kate Nocera and Charlie Warzel talk about: the former Trump adviser who gave documents to a Russian intelligence operative in 2013, what happened to the filibuster, and the alt-right and the Susan Rice unmasking story.
Democrats Will Try To Filibuster Trump's Supreme Court Nominee
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Thursday that he will force Republicans to find 60 votes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. If they can't, it will set up a showdown over whether Republicans will move to get rid of the filibuster for high court nominees.
The Filibuster Lives On: An Ode To The Marathon Of Congressional Speeches
The Senate reached an agreement on Tuesday to keep the rules for filibustering an executive branch nominee the same. To celebrate the speeches that drag on for hours to stop legislation, here are some iconic moments in recent history.
Senate Filibustering As Explained By "Mean Girls"
UPDATE: Harry Reid dropped the bomb. Maybe you heard about filibustering in the Senate and the threat of a "nuclear option," and maybe you're still a little bit confused about what it all means. Sit back and let the cast of Mean Girls walk you through the finer points.
Patton Oswalt Improvised For 9 Minutes About A Fictional Seventh "Star Wars" Movie And It's Brilliant
Oswalt is guest starring on Parks and Rec this week and he improvised this filibuster scene in which he goes into great detail about what the plot to a seventh Star Wars would be (it includes Iron Man!). It's worth watching the full 8:43.