Senate May Face Filibuster Fight

Posted: December 1, 2012 at 2:25 a.m.

With Congress finally going back to work this week, its one overriding task is to keep the nation from plunging over the so-called “fiscal cliff,” a combination of automatic tax increases and budget cuts. We’re in this situation because of our lawmakers’ inability to agree on much of anything else previously.

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A fine article and thank you.

Posted by: cdawg

December 1, 2012 at 9:41 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

"The best of the proposed changes is one requiring a senator who wants to filibuster to get up on the floor and do the talking. Otherwise, the whole process is a sham."
Yes, it is a sham, and the Republicans should be ashamed for abusing it so much in recent years.

Posted by: Coralie

December 2, 2012 at 4:07 p.m. ( | suggest removal )