Common Cause v. Joseph Biden Oral Argument

A three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument on whether the U.S. Senate’s 60-vote filibuster rule is… read more

A three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument on whether the U.S. Senate’s 60-vote filibuster rule is unconstitutional. The case, Common Cause v. Joseph Biden, seeks to have the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster thrown out and replaced with a simple majority rule. The lower District Court had dismissed the case saying Common Cause lacked standing to sue. close

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Common Cause v. Joseph Biden Oral Argument

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Program ID:
317353-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 1, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2014

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  • Feb 01, 2014 | 4:26am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2014 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2014 | 4:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2014 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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