Despite their unwillingness to do so last year, however, they will have another opportunity to do so very soon — provided they have at least 51 votes in favor of reform. Next January, when the 113th Congress convenes, another window opens enabling the Senate’s rules to be changed by a simple majority vote.
There has to be a way to stop the obstruction. The GOP has accomplished nothing but introducing one piece of anti-women’s reproductive rights legislation after another, and have blocked every jobs bill that the Dems support.
We better win big in November, because we need a Congress that is productive, reasonable, and, well, progressive.