Harry Reid Cautions Dems against Court-Packing, Predicts Filibuster ‘On Its Way Out’

Former Senator Harry Reid at a hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., November 17, 2019. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) Former Senate majority leader

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The Battle Over The Filibuster Counters The Myth Of ‘Mr. Smith’ – Deadline

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. VA.) seemingly dashed any hopes of Democrats abolishing the filibuster anytime soon when he wrote last

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Democrats & Budget Reconciliation as Filibuster Workaround: Bad Idea

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) holds a news conference in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Senate

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Joe Manchin Says He Will Never Vote to ‘Eliminate or Weaken the Filibuster’ in Op-Ed

Senator Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) speaks with an aide in Washington, D.C., January 24, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Senator Joe Manchin

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Schumer’s filibuster workaround spurs mass confusion

The befuddlement that still surrounds the parliamentarian’s opinion has major consequences for the Democratic agenda. The decision could give Democrats

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Dems can use unprecedented move for an extra filibuster-proof bill, Schumer aide says

The decision, as read by Schumer’s office, represents a major expansion of the reconciliation process that allows passage of some

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Senate Dems Can Bypass GOP Filibuster on Two More Bills, Parliamentarian Rules

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer addresses a news conference about the coronavirus response on Capitol Hill, May 5, 2020. (Leah

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Sasse Reads Biden’s 2005 Filibuster Defense on Senate Floor: ‘God Save Us from That Fate’

Sen. Ben Sasse questions Xavier Becerra during the Senate Finance Committee hearing on Becerra’s nomination to be secretary of Health

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‘They are, in effect, supporting racism’: Black leaders ramp up filibuster pressure on Senate Dems

“The pressure that we are going to put on Sinema and Manchin is calling [the filibuster] racist and saying that

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Eric Holder Uses History To Trash Mitch McConnell’s Filibuster Lies

Former Attorney General Eric Holder explained the filibuster’s long and racist recent history as a tool for denying African-American voting

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Killing the filibuster becomes new ‘litmus test’ for Democratic candidates

“I would be surprised if there’s anyone in any of these [competitive] states… that would support maintaining the filibuster,” said

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Trump Says Ending the Filibuster Would Be “Catastrophic” for Republicans

Former President Donald Trump said ending the filibuster would be “catastrophic” for the GOP, voicing his support as Democrats continue

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The Controversy Over Eliminating The Filibuster Makes A Joke Of Democracy

Political observers seem to be on tenterhooks watching the drama around the senate filibuster unfold. Will the Democrats exercise the

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Biden’s Filibuster Flop — Democrats Are Proving Biden Is No Moderate

President Biden speaks at the White House in Washington, D.C., February 5, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Americans who have been hoping

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Mitch McConnell’s Filibuster Threat Has Spectacularly Backfired

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell thought that he could threaten Democrats into not changing the filibuster, but now President Biden

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Elizabeth Warren Says Democrats Are Actively Plotting Filibuster Changes

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said on Monday that Democrats in the U.S. Senate are actively discussing plans to prevent Republicans

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Stacey Abrams Just Used The Constitution To Burn The Filibuster To The Ground

Stacey Abrams explained to Democrats and everyone else why Senate Democrats have the constitutional power to exempt voting rights bills

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Stacey Abrams Is Planning To Get Around The Filibuster To Protect Voting Rights

Stacey Abrams thinks moderate Senate Democrats will be on board with exempting voting rights legislation from the filibuster rules. Abrams

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Senate Democrats Are Actively Discussing Filibuster Changes To End GOP Gridlock

According to Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), discussions among Senate Democrats about changing or eliminating the filibuster are heating up as

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