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Harry Reid Demands An End To 'Arcane' Filibuster: The Senate Is A 'Graveyard'

6 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

“The future of our country is sacrificed at the altar of the filibuster," the former Senate majority leader wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
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Harry Reid calls for abolishing the filibuster

Harry Reid calls for abolishing the filibuster

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday called for abolishing the legislative filibuster, citing unprecedented gridlock in the Senate. In a New York Times op-ed , the former Democratic leader argued that the Senate's 60-vote threshold to proceed on legislation has only held back sweeping bills that would address gun violence, climate change and reforming immigration laws. “If a Democratic president wants to tackle the most important issues facing our country, then he or she must have the ability to do so - and that means curtailing Republicans' ability to stifle the will of the...
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