The use of the filibuster in the Senate has increased almost 32 times since Lyndon B. Johnson's presidential term

March 28, 2018

When Lyndon Baines Johnson was president (1963-69), the minority party in the Senate used the filibuster 16 times. By contrast, the minority party in the Senate used the filibuster 506 times when Obama was president. 

 

https://www.brookings.edu/multi-chapter-report/vital-statistics-on-congress/

 

 

 

 

 

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