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  •  Also, forcing a "real filibuster" (2+ / 0-)
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    wilderness voice, Uberbah

    requires 51 Dems to be on the floor at all times in order to maintain a quorum, while only requiring 2 Repubs. Here's Waldman's article about that:

    "What stands in the way of forcing a filibuster?"

    http://www.dailykos.com/...

    There will come a day of judgment, and our Republican friends know that. That, Mr. President, is why they are terrified. - Sheldon Whitehouse

    by RhodaA on Fri Jul 09, 2010 at 03:25:48 PM PDT

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