Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Filibuster

This was a news conference held by an organization called Action, Not Gridlock!  It describes itself as a nonprofit educational… read more

This was a news conference held by an organization called Action, Not Gridlock!  It describes itself as a nonprofit educational group. More than a dozen former senators, representatives, cabinet members, and governors formed this group in June to call upon current lawmakers to prevent filibusters. This news conference focused on this issue of filibustering with specific reference to the debate over health care reform in the Senate. After Mr. Mathias spoke, the panel took questions from the press. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Filibuster

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59621-1
Category:
News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 1994
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 1994

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  • Aug 17, 1994 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 1994 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 1994 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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