Silent Filibuster Rule

Ryan Grim spoke by phone about the deal struck between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to… read more

Ryan Grim spoke by phone about the deal struck between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to retain the silent filibuster. The deal lessens the time allowed for debate after a cloture vote (30 hours to 4 hours) and implements other changes, but the majority party must still reach 60 votes to overcome a filibuster. close

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Jan 25, 2013

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  • Jan 25, 2013 | 7:15am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 25, 2013 | 7:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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