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Why Mitch McConnell relented on his demands about preserving the filibuster

Posted on AllSides January 26th, 2021
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is no longer holding up the Senate organizing resolution — after two Democrats confirmed that they won’t be blowing up the legislative filibuster any time soon.

In the past few weeks, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and McConnell have been working to negotiate the organizing resolution — which governs committee membership and funding allocation — in the 50-50 Senate. The leaders had previously been at an impasse because McConnell had demanded that Democrats commit to keeping the legislative filibuster intact as part of the resolution...

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https://www.vox.com/2021/1/25/22249786/mitch-mcconnell-filibuster-organizing-resolution

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