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Fri Sep 6, 2019, 02:36 PM

Sen. Sanders' Statement on passing the Green New Deal in the Senate by Simple Majority

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Reply Sen. Sanders' Statement on passing the Green New Deal in the Senate by Simple Majority (Original post)
Donkees Sep 2019 OP
corbettkroehler Sep 2019 #1

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Mon Sep 9, 2019, 04:28 PM

1. I Could Not Have Defined Filibuster Reform Better If I Wrote That Statement Myself

Banning the filibuster is tempting and makes for powerful fodder on the campaign trail. However, when Sanders states, "I don't think the Senate should be the House", he's right. The filibuster is an essential in our legislative process. The real problem is that it has been abused for far, far too long.

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