If for no other reason than that you might give moderate Democrats cause to rethink filibuster reform.
The DOMA case, United States v. Windsor, also furthers the cause of LGBT rights, but, in many ways, for the wrong reasons.
The greater the problems, the more attention to their cause.
We champion the cause for which our founders pledged their lives, their fortunes, their sacred honor—to form a more perfect union.
Photographing women without consent can cause unnecessary suffering for no good reason.
Nobody was sure of him, and this cause augmented the difficulties of his position.
She put her arms about her neck, and affectionately inquired the cause of her distress.
Thus, the sand will be undermined by the waves, and this will cause the block to fall into the sea.
The breaking of Hope's engagement to Philip was attributed to every cause but the true one.
Hay, wary man-about-town as he was, noted the flush, and guessed its cause.
c.1200, "reason for action, grounds for action; motive," from Old French cause "cause, reason; lawsuit, case in law" (12c.), and directly from Latin causa "a cause; a reason; interest; judicial process, lawsuit," of unknown origin.
In English, sense of "matter of concern; side taken in controversy" is from c.1300; that of "the source of an effect" is early 14c.; meaning "reason for something taking place" is late 14c. Cause célèbre "celebrated legal case" is 1763, from French. Cause why? "for what reason?" is in Chaucer.
late 14c., "produce an effect," also "impel, compel," from Old French causer "to cause" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin causare, from Latin causa "a cause; a reason; interest; judicial process, lawsuit," of unknown origin. Related: Caused; causing. Classical Latin causari meant "to plead, to debate a question."