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Filibuster Reform

29 Jan 2013

Filibuster Reform

The changes to the filibuster that were approved overwhelmingly by the Senate Thursday would seem, at first blush, to be relatively small. Yes, the minority party will still be able to block a bill unless the majority party musters 60 votes to proceed. And yes, many liberals wanted to see reforms go further to speed up the legislative process. But for such a hidebound place, where any change comes hard, there is something to applaud. As Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, tells The New York Times, “It’s some change in a Senate committed to no change. So that’s important.”

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