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  •  Harry Reid should have done this 2 years ago. (1+ / 0-)
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    The filibuster was changed under an R majority to make the endless talking unnecessary a few years ago.

    No more holds, and keep the floor. Otherwise just shut up and go home.

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    by glorificus on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 12:57:31 PM PST

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    •  long past time for.... (3+ / 0-)
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      actually forcing filibusters to be, you know, filibusters, as in senators actually being forced to talk endlessly on the Senate floor

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      by allenjo on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 03:26:50 PM PST

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