Mimi Marziani

Mimi Murray Digby Marziani serves as counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program where she works primarily on campaign finance issues. Her political commentary has appeared in U.S. News and World Report and The National Law Journal, she is a frequent contributor to the Brennan Center’s blog.

  • Rules of enragement: The filibuster and Senate reform

    There is no constitutional right to filibuster

    Debates about Senate procedural reform very often have constitutional undertones. Some claim that senators with strong, minority-held viewpoints have a constitutional right to prolong debate, even indefinitely. A related, more nuanced, argument begins by pointing out that our Founders envisioned …