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  •  That was true even when LBJ was leader (0+ / 0-)

    Civil rights legislation got push aside for years because of filibuster threat, and committee chairs would delay important measures to make it hard to bring up anything for which a filibuster was threatened because mandatory spending bills and such would be blocked. A little chess, a lot of checkers.

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