The first day back from spring recess and Republican senators were at it right off the bat, continuing their unprecedented obstruction  and trying to filibuster the extension of unemployment benefits for over a quarter of a million out of work Americans. To his credit, Senator Reid almost immediately called for a cloture vote and a united Democratic caucus along with a handful of Northeastern Republicans provided the needed 60 votes to proceed with debate on the bill (which will allow for the bill's passage).
DownWithTyranny! has more > 
You can take action against the GOP's unprecedented filibuster abuse here >