Reporter Previews Senate Filibuster Rule

Niels Lesniewski was interviewed by phone about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to invoke the “nuclear option”… read more

Niels Lesniewski was interviewed by phone about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to invoke the “nuclear option” in an effort to end Republican filibusters on the Obama administration’s judicial nominees. The "nuclear option"means changing the Senate filibuster rules so that executive branch nominations would move to confirmation by a simple majority vote. close

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Reporter Previews Senate Filibuster Rule

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Program ID:
316392-3
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2013

Airing Details

  • Nov 21, 2013 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2013 | 7:05am EST | C-SPAN RADIO

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