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  •  not it has not always been that way (1+ / 0-)
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    the Bush era senators changed the rules so that all you had to do was say we will or "I will" filibuster and that all votes in the senate now have to be a super majority of 60+ senators in favor of passing anything, instead of a simple 51 majority as it once was.

    *the blogger formerly known as shirlstars

    by Shirl In Idaho on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 11:44:02 AM PST

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