Senator Harkin on Change in Filibuster Rules

In 2013, under Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV), the Senate voted to change the filibuster rules by making the cloture vote threshold a… read more

In 2013, under Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV), the Senate voted to change the filibuster rules by making the cloture vote threshold a simple majority instead of 60 “aye” votes for judicial nominees (excluding Supreme Court nominees). Following the vote, Senator Harkin (D-IA) spoke about the changes to filibuster rules in the Senate. close

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Senator Harkin on Change in Filibuster Rules

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Program ID:
316395-9
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2022 | 9:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2022 | 6:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 14, 2022 | 9:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2022 | 1:56am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2022 | 6:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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