Results for: Filibuster

Why is there no filibuster in the house?

Filibusters do not occur in the House because House rules provide  for limited amounts of time for each Representative to speak. In  the Senate, there are no rules regarding (MORE)

Where in the Constitution does it state that filibusters are legal?

  There is no mention of a filibuster in the Constitution either permitting or prohibiting it. It is implicit in the idea that the Constitution places no time limit on how (MORE)

How does a filibuster end?

A filibuster is a way of blocking a vote by extending the debate.It can be ended by voluntarily ending the debate or by involuntaryclosure. This nuclear option occurs with 3/5 (MORE)

What is debate filibuster?

In some debate forums, the speaker holds the floor (dominates the  debate) until s/he stops speaking. When a speaker decides to jam  the debate to prevent it from concluding (MORE)