358Jul 12, 2013
Senate Filibuster Rules
Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of presidential nominees. They focused on the history of such reforms and the possible ...
976Mar 12, 2010
Use of Senate Filibuster
Panelists talked about the Senate filibuster rule. Topics included the increase in cloture motions in recent years, and the origins, use, and consequences of the filibuster. Former Senate ...
22May 13, 1996
Mr. Dove talked about the amendment procedures in the Senate, especially the “amendment tree,” by which one side fills up the amendment slots to force a vote on bill.
24Mar 18, 1996
Senate Unanimous Consent
The Unanimous Consent rule in the Senate was explained. An excerpt from yesterday’s Senate session was shown in which the rule was questioned.
5Dec 6, 1995
Flag Desecration Amendment
Mr. Dove explained the Senate procedures involved in the Senate’s debate over flag desecration. Senator Bingaman tried to postpone debate on this issue because he beleives that other ...
24Oct 18, 1995
Senate Parliamentary Delay
Accompanied by brief clips from the Senate and from an interview with Senator Rockefeller, Mr. Dove explained how the Senate Finance Committee meeting was delayed until the Senate ...
9Oct 12, 1995
Mr. Dove talked about the Senate cloture procedure, by which the Senate can end debate on the legislation which it is considering. He also talked about the amendment procedure.
10Sep 7, 1995
Finance Committee Chairman Change
Mr. Dove explained the procedure for choosing a new chairman for the Senate Finance Committee following the resignation of Republican Senator Packwood.
14Nov 23, 1994
Senate Legislative Procedures
Mr. Dove talked about Senate rules in the context of a hypothetically proposed balanced budget amendment. He was reviewing a course in Senate procedures which the Legislative Studies ...
19Jun 2, 1986
First Day On Televison for the Senate
Richard Baker and Robert Dove talked about the first day of the Senate being broadcasted on television. They answered questions from the callers.
27Mar 7, 1986
Robert Dove, Parliamentarian of the US Senate, talked about the office and his duties.