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It Begins: Reid Proposes Changing Filibuster Rules

cedar rebellion Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 4:51 AM
One is surprised this wasn't done in the last couple of Congresses. Only because some of the old Dems didn't want to give up their perks. But, you betcha, if the opportunity presents itself to stuff SCOTUS or do even more harm (one finds it difficult to think of what Reid could do), then Shazam!
NullifyNow Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 5:51 AM


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No one should be the least bit surprised; Reid's been talking about this for awhile, and even moved unilaterally to alter long-standing Senate rules to shield his members from difficult votes last year (mission accomplished).  Filibuster "reform:" Coming soon to a Senate near you?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP’s ability to filibuster bills. Speaking in the wake of Tuesday’s election, which boosted Senate Democrats’ numbers slightly, Mr. Reid said he won’t end...