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The Framers Likely Would've Flunked the Filibuster

1 month ago   |   By Real Clear Politics

This week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was looking to move forward on the Freedom to Vote Act. However, the bill will not come up for a vote after Republicans filibustered it Wednesday, and given the 60-vote threshold needed for the Senate to overcome that maneuver. This has enraged many Democrats as they see time running out on their slim legislative majorities in the House and Senate. The inability to break the filibuster has become a frequent subject of scorn to both parties over the years.
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