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  •  No, not "stuck with" per se (0+ / 0-)

    Each January the Senate can vote on its procedural rules. If it wants to do away with the filibuster altogether then it can. Or just change the way it works, e.g., requiring the presence and oration of the leader who is filibustering.

    That last bit, incidentally, is exactly what Reid is proposing to do. That used to be the case, and can be again.

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