Senate Can't Make Up Its Mind on Filibuster Reform

Some lawmakers are miffed that Harry Reid may use a loophole for reform.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to raze the roadblock that kept Democrats from more sweeping legislative victories during Obama's first term.


Another proposal being kicking around Congress is the 41-vote action, which would allow the minority to filibuster only if they had 41 senators willing to support the action. Today, it only takes one person to hold up a bill from coming to the floor.

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