Use of Senate Filibuster

Panelists talked about the Senate filibuster rule. Topics included the increase in cloture motions in recent years, and the origins,… read more

Panelists talked about the Senate filibuster rule. Topics included the increase in cloture motions in recent years, and the origins, use, and consequences of the filibuster. Former Senate parliamentarian Robert Dove in his opening remarks defended the filibuster. Following their remarks, panelists responded to audience members questions. Senate historian Don Ritchie asked the first question. close

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Use of Senate Filibuster

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292506-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 15, 2010

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