Don't end it, reform it. Put some skin in that game. Make them stand up and occupy the floor like they did way back when.so you're saying there's a chance?
The filibuster means that 60 votes are needed to pass most legislation in the Senate.www.businessinsider.com
We need more leaders with the balls to stand up to populist stupidity.Manchin is an embodiment of centrist Democrats’ worst instincts. He says he wants to win over Republican-voting workers, but he is consistently on the wrong side of populist economic issues like a minimum wage hike that are wildly popular among those workers.
It IS undemocratic. That's the whole point. It, along with a whole slew of structural features of our government, serves to protect minority interests from the "will of the people".if the Buccaneers beat the Chiefs in the Superbowl with the score of 51 to 49, the Chiefs would be champions, according to the filibuster rules...it is outdated, unconstitutional and undemocratic
Dumb thing for him to say."Breaking Senate rules to kill the filibuster would not open up an express lane to liberal change. It would not open up an express lane for the Biden presidency to speed into the history books. The Senate would function more like a hundred-car pile-up. Nothing moving." - Cocaine Mitch
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