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View Diary: Harry Reid "Hints" At Re-Opening Filibuster Rule. HINTS??!! How About Action! (142 comments)

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  •  I fairly sure they can enact a partial limitation (7+ / 0-)

    as well.
       This would hardly be brutal, as their choice would likely be akin to the Merkeley-Udall proposal of merely re-instating the talking filibuster.
       What that does in reality is that it returns the filibuster to what it's supposed to be, a vehicle to allow the minority to continue debate. As it stands now, there is no real filibuster, only an almost sure-fire means to obstruct the legislative process in the U.S. Senate.

    "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

    by elwior on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 12:50:46 PM PDT

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