The fate of the filibuster: Your guide to the changes Dems really want

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2022
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You might think Senate Democrats are trying to ax the filibuster to pass election reform. It’s not quite true.

President Joe Biden’s party is trying for something narrower, discussing a menu of potential Senate rules changes that might help pass elections and voting rights legislation without outright eliminating the 60-vote threshold that’s now required to pass most bills. And the smaller-scale ideas Democrats are now debating may not fully overcome the GOP's staunch opposition to the elections bill.

Not to mention that it's unclear whether Democrats have the votes to...

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