Matthew Yglesias

Matthew Yglesias is a fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. He's been blogging at various venues since the Internet Stone Age of January 2002. In addition to the blog, he's a senior correspondent for The American Prospect and a regular columnist for The Daily Beast.

The blame game

The filibuster undermines democratic accountability

The filibuster stands today as the single most important impediment to the significant reforms needed in America's climate/energy policies, its immigration policies, its labor law policies, and its need for a functioning judiciary. But beyond that, the filibuster has become a critical force undermining the workings of democratic accountability.

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