In Texas, legislators from both parties believe their positions on abortion are in line with Latino voters. Republicans, the party behind the state's new anti-abortion bill, see themselves as in sync with Latino Catholics, for example. But because the bill has the potential to impact lower-class women more, Democrats see themselves as more aligned.
Filibusters are pretty common here in the US but it's a tradition that often strikes outsiders as strange. We wanted to find out more about filibusters: Where do they come from and what other countries, if any, use them?