Tomorrow: Republican Filibuster of Habeas Corpus Restoration Act
Sorry....I Posted Too Late. The Republicans blocked the measure.
The vote was today and the Act was defeated by 6 votes. They needed 60 and had 54. It was an attempt to overturn the damage done by the Military Commissions Act. The arguments center on Guantanamo prisoners and keeping them out of the courts.
The battle is not over. New initiatives will be introduced into the House in the next few weeks.
Here was the effort made by Chris Dodd