Biden was forged in the Senate. Now he's burning political capital to change it.

Posted on AllSides January 13th, 2022
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President Joe Biden is yet again sticking his neck out on Capitol Hill to save his agenda with slim prospects for success.

Just as he tried to resolve myriad disputes on his domestic spending plans late last year, Biden is wading directly into a protracted battle within his own party over weakening the Senate filibuster. After edging from defender to critic of the chamber's 60-vote requirement to pass most bills — which has been a roadblock to many of his top priorities — Biden will visit Senate Democrats on Thursday...

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