Democrats urge filibuster fix

Bid to curb Senate tactic threatens to inflame partisan tensions

Posted: November 12, 2012 at 5:40 a.m.

A brewing fight over Democratic efforts to curb filibusters is threatening to inflame partisan tensions in the Senate, even as President Barack Obama and Republicans explore whether they can compromise on top tier issues such as debt reduction and taxes.

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