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View Diary: Huh?: GOP threatens to shut down Senate if filibuster reform means they can't shut down Senate (91 comments)

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  •  "Present and Voting" (5+ / 0-)

    The fix for that is to return the old language of "Senators present and voting" sa opposed to the "Senators duly elected and sworn" which was introduced in the 70's when the cloture majority was reduced from 2/3 to 3/5.

    “What’s the use of having developed a science well enough to make predictions if, in the end, all we’re willing to do is stand around and wait for them to come true?” - Sherwood Rowland

    by jrooth on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 12:46:23 PM PST

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