Get unlimited digital access to $0.99 for 4 weeks.

Nuclear option

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) looks on as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks after the Senate voted 52-48 to invoke the so-called nuclear option, voting to change Senate rules on the controversial filibuster for most presidential nominations with a simple majority vote....

Drew Angerer / Getty Images
This photo is featured in these articles: