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Biden wobbles on the filibuster, again

Posted on AllSides October 7th, 2021
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President Joe Biden's evolving position on the filibuster temporarily opened the door for Senate Democrats to change the chamber's rules so they could raise or suspend the country's debt ceiling without Republicans or reconciliation.

But with centrist Democrats, such as West Virginia's Joe Manchin and Arizona's Kyrsten Sinema, publicly against filibuster reform, Biden can support tinkering with the Senate's majority rules procedures without much political pressure to act on it unless his party performs well in next year's midterm elections.

Biden alluded to a narrow filibuster "carve-out" that would allow Democrats to...

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