Filibuster Proposal

Senator Harkin talked about his proposal to limit filibusters in the Senate. His proposal includes the following-- the first cloture… read more

Senator Harkin talked about his proposal to limit filibusters in the Senate. His proposal includes the following-- the first cloture vote would need 60 votes to pass. If it failed, 2 days later the next vote would need 57 then 54 and finally 51 votes to pass the cloture motion and thus end the filibuster and move on to the bill. After his remarks, he and Senator Lieberman took questions from the press. close

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Filibuster Proposal

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Program ID:
61723-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 1994
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 1994

Airing Details

  • Nov 22, 1994 | 2:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 1994 | 8:39pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 1994 | 1:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1994 | 3:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 1994 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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