John McCain Says Rand Paul Is Helping Democrats Make The Case For Filibuster Reform
Senator John McCain apologized to Democrats Monday on the Senate floor for efforts by Senator Rand Paul to block the National Defense Authorization Act. McCain said Paul's efforts "lends some credence" to the need for filibuster reform.
Video: When Democrats Loved The Filibuster
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell traded barbs today over changes to the filibuster rule, but in 2005 Democrats attacked the so called "nuclear option," a change to prohibit the filibustering of judicial nominees, charging that it would decimate Senate traditions.