Filibuster

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Boston.com Morning Show
April 07, 2017 - 8:29 am
They went with their nuclear option! The Republicans changed the way they do things in the Senate in order to block the Democrats filibuster. It is not common or very often at all that the Senate changes the rules in order to accomplish their exact goal. The Republicans have been trying to drive in...
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April 04, 2017 - 6:32 am
(WASHINGTON) — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Next, the entire chamber will take up his confirmation. Democrats have secured enough votes to keep debate open, but Republicans have threatened to change rules that have...
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