During the 110th Congress, progress on key issues was repeatedly obstructed in the Senate by the conservative minority. We launched a petition encouraging the Senate Majority Leader to not back down from the filibuster threats, and nearly 20,000 people signed on. Pressure from our campaign and progressives across the country pushed Senator Reid to force the Republicans to filibuster in a headline-grabbing move.
Unfortunately Reid only forced the filibuster for one day--and after that returned to letting the conservative minority have its way. We stepped up our pressure on Reid by publicizing the conservative obstruction with this video, which received over 100,000 views. Unfortunately, Reid failed to stand up against the obstruction, which cost the 110th Congress precious opportunity for progress. more »
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