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View Diary: OR-Sen: Jeff Merkley (D) Renews The Call For Filibuster Reform (10 comments)

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  •  Actually (2+ / 0-)
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    bear83, greengemini
    Most modern filibusters consist of 41 (or more) senators voting “no” on cloture, preventing debate on a nomination or bill.
    Filibusters consist of less than 60 Senators voting to end debate.  No need for 41 to vote against.

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