Simple assault, battery, aiding and abetting, harboring a fugitive, and also obstruction of justice took place.
Democrats, their backs up, have altered Senate rules on filibusters in the face of Republican obstruction.
It's been vacant since 2005, the result of Democratic and Republican obstruction.
obstruction ob·struc·tion (əb-strŭk'shən, ŏb-)
The blocking of a body passage, as by clogging or stricture.
The state of being obstructed.
Something, such as a mass or stricture, that obstructs.