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  •  Congress has the right to establish its own rules (1+ / 0-)
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    chuckvw

    Point blank. Section 5, clause II.

    A constitutional amendment requiring each chamber to not impose a rule contravening 50%+1 would be needed to change that in lieu of a change in the Senate's rules coming internally.

    "The two pioneering forces of modern sensibility are Jewish moral seriousness and homosexual aestheticism and irony." Susan Sontag

    by Shane Hensinger on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 07:12:19 PM PST

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