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It Begins: Reid Proposes Changing Filibuster Rules

dweimaraner Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:42 PM
same for the GOP. if the gop were different they would be willing to meet in the middle as did Reagan. but then again, Reagan would have been primaried by today's standards. that's unfortunate.
dweimaraner Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:51 PM
Agree. but someone must meet in the middle or the nation will suffer. The bigger man always steps up and agrees to compromise. And the GOP is unable to do this. If they did they would probably take over both houses in '14
Becca in TX Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:48 PM
dweiner-The Dims are so extreme that you can't meet them in the middle. How do you compromise on even more debt?

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...