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SALT Talks: Adam Jentleson, Author of Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate

March 12, 2021

Welcome to another episode of SALT Talks with host Anthony Scaramucci and guest, Adam Jentleson, Author of Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy.

Adam Jentleson FULL Interview: No More Filibuster!

February 16, 2021

Adam Jentleson, former Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator Harry Reid and author of “Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy,” joins Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi in the latest episode of Intergenerational Politics. We discuss the dynamics of the Senate today, the problematic filibuster, and when Biden’s cabinet and sub-cabinet will get confirmed.

Chris Hayes Podcast With Adam Jentleson | Why Is This Happening? - Ep 147 | MSNBC

February 04, 2021

Come on a journey with us, dear listener, as we learn the little-known origins of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s beloved obstruction tactic.

P&P Live! Adam Jentleson | KILL SWITCH

January 17, 2021

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Inside The Fight To Reform The Senate Filibuster

March 10, 2021

The fight over the filibuster. Does the filibuster bring better solutions to the country’s biggest problems, or no solutions at all?  

 

The Senate Is Making a Mockery of Itsel‪f‬

February 12, 2021

The Senate is where Joe Biden’s agenda will live or die. More specifically, the intricacies of archaic Senate rules — the budget reconciliation process, the filibuster, the majority leader’s ability to control the floor — combined with the fealty today’s senators have to yesterday’s structures will decide the agenda’s fate.

U.S. Senate and Democracy

February 8, 2021

New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice held a virtual discussion with former Senate staffer Adam Jentleson on his new book, Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy. In the book, Mr. Jentelson argues for reforms to the filibuster, a Senate rule that effectively requires 60 votes to pass most legislation.

Will Democrats Finally Kill the Filibuster Once and for All? | The Mehdi Hasan Show

January 21, 2021

Adam Jentleson, who served as a former senior aide to Sen. Harry Reid, joins Mehdi Hasan to explain the history of the filibuster and how, according to Jentleson, it helps conservatives override the nation’s democratic system.

After Words - Adam Jentleson

January 11, 2021

Adam Jentleson, who was deputy chief of staff for former Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), argued that the modernization of the Senate is damaging American democracy. He was interviewed by Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Kristina Peterson.