Senate Filibuster Rules

Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of presidential nominees. They focused… read more

Conservative panelists spoke about potential rule changes in the Senate to limit the filibuster of presidential nominees. They focused on the history of such reforms and the possible consequences of rule changes. 

The full Senate was scheduled to hold a closed-door meeting in following days to discuss the issue. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had indicated that if no agreement was reached, he would move to change the filibuster rules, in a manner referred to as the “nuclear option,” in order to make it easier to confirm executive nominees. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 12, 2013
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