Democrats don’t have the 51 votes they need in the Senate to change filibuster rules that could make it harder for the GOP minority to wield power in the upper chamber. Lawmakers leading the charge acknowledge they remain short, but express optimism they’ll hit their goal. “I haven’t counted 51 just yet, but we’re working,” said Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), a leading...
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I would like to see them at least stop the silent filibuster. Some effort on a Senator's part should have to go into stopping things in their tracks. Nothing I would like better that to see our do nothing Senate on the floor for hours or days on end talking to block a vote with the other side being forced to hang around with the hope that they stop talking and a vote can be taken. At least then, they would be earning a small fraction of their pay and benefits and would use the filibuster less often.
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