"I will be on the floor," Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown said Tuesday, "make sure this comes to a vote."
"The American people are desperate," the Vermont senator said, "and the Senate has got to do its job before leaving town."
Senator Dianne Feinstein said she opposed the idea of abolishing the filibuster, earning condemnation from many Democrats and progressives.
The Massachusetts senator appeared to be referencing the fact that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had announced his intent to push a Trump nominee through, just hours after receiving the news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died.
Only 1 percent of bills have become law during the 116th Congress, a historic low from the average 3 to 4 percent.
John R. Lott, Jr. of Crime Prevention Research Center debates John E. Rosenthal of Stop Handgun Violence.
Democratic Senators looking to draft substantive laws should not let the potential "joys" of having some power in a future minority role serve as a deterrent to passing meaningful legislation now.
"No Republican has any trouble imagining the laundry list of socialist policies that 51 Senate Democrats would happily inflict on Middle America in a filibuster-free Senate."
The decision paves the way for future Supreme Court nominees to advance without having to clear the 60-vote threshold.
How the new allegations could affect the judge's confirmation chances depends on who you ask.
A vote on the judge's Supreme Court confirmation is expected Friday.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says Gorsuch will be seated on the Supreme Court, one way or another.
It's unlikely he'll be a loose cannon on the Court. He is a conciliator, not a rebel.
Chuck Schumer and other Democrats are urging Republicans to choose another Supreme Court nominee.
There should be no cloud over the legitimacy of the president who makes such a pick.
The forces that gave rise to Trump and Sanders will grow unless our economy is rebalanced.
Even a landslide for Clinton in November will bring about little change.
Robert Reich asks, Where can Hillary look for the countervailing power she'll need to get the progressive changes she says she wants?
Senator Chris Murphy vows to remain on the floor until his Republican colleagues compromise on two gun control issues.