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View Diary: Takeaways from the filibuster fight (240 comments)

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  •  They won't (4+ / 0-)

    They've never had a problem with the filibuster, because it's always been easy enough to either peel off enough Democrats to get 60 votes or use reconciliation (and fire the parliamentarian if necessary) to get what they want with 50 votes.

    If the senate majority is willing to play hardball, they can do more or less what they please, filibuster or no. We are not that ruthless. They are.

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