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View Diary: Apologies to DailyKos and to Senator Reid (282 comments)

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    The rules changes that prevent a senator from pulling a Thurmond-esque phone-book-style filibuster seem to be just that - the new rules merely require that the debate be germane to the matter at hand.  Nothing to do with whether or not the senator needs to be holding the floor.  

    The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty. - John Adams

    by tipsymcstagger on Thu Jan 25, 2007 at 06:03:14 PM PST

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