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GOP Promises "Severe" Backlash if Reid Nukes Filibuster Rules

coveyrise Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 3:22 PM
Harry needs to remember that what goes around comes around. The day will come when the GOP controls the Senate. The last time it did Harry used the filibuster rule multiple times.

As if Congress needed any more obstacles to resolving the fiscal cliff (and the expiring continuing resolution, and the looming debt limit), a brewing fight over filibuster rules in the Senate threatens to obliterate the upper chamber's traditional comity that has greased the skids of compromise for generations.  We've been covering this particular controversy over recent weeks -- and dating back years, really -- so feel free to brush up on what's at stake and why both sides are digging in their heels.  Cliffs Notes version:  Harry Reid is an obtuse and tyrannical majority leader, whose strong-arm...