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  •  Reid (none)
    has said," everyone knows we dont have the votes to filibuster "  seen on CNN appox 3:10 Ca time. We need to call him to, number anyone ?
    •  He said that this morning (none)
      He is going to support the filibuster.
    •  Good idea. (none)
      As has been pointed out numerous times, we don't necessarily need 41 senators to vote "No" on cloture, we just need 41 to either vote "No" or to abstain.  Frist must have 60 senators vote "Yes" on cloture.

      This could perhaps be a face-saving measure for senators who don't want to "support a filibuster" but don't necessarily want to see Alito confirmed or to screw their own party.

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