Following the release of a report on the legislative business conducted by the Senate, conservative media have tried to cover up Republican obstructionism in order to label the Democratic-controlled Senate as "lazy" and "do-nothing." In fact, Senate Republicans have repeatedly used procedural tricks to block measures that would otherwise have passed the Senate. Right-Wing Media Attack Senate Democrats As "Lazy" And "Do-Nothing".
In a recent interview, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell told the New York Times that he wished Republicans “had been able to obstruct more” of the legislation put forward by Democrats over the past year and a half, including... Read Post
From the August 27 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Right-Wing Media Cover Up Senate Republicans' Obstructionism How The Mainstream Media Enables Senate GOP Obstructionism Of The Majority's Will Fox's Jonah Goldberg: The I... Read Post
In response to unprecedented Republican obstructionism, Senate Democrats have voted to change Senate rules regarding the filibustering of most presidential nominees. Media Matters looks back at the numerous conservatives who, during... Read Post