| Clip Of Senate Session

Video Clip: Sen. Manchin (D-WV) on the Filibuster and the Nuclear Option

Description

After the Senate voted to reduce debate time for sub-cabinet nominees from 30 hours to 2 hours, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke about the power and importance of the filibuster and the unique role of the Senate as a deliberative body.

3 minutes

Keywords

  • Cloture
  • Compromise
  • Deliberative
  • Federalist Papers
  • Majority Party
  • Nuclear Option
  • Rural
  • Senate
  • Sovereignty

Additional Resources