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Sinema says she supports reinstating full filibuster

Posted on AllSides September 26th, 2022
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) defended her support for the filibuster on Monday despite near-unified opposition from the rest of her party, taking the absolutist view that it should even be restored for judicial nominations.

Speaking at the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, Sinema spoke out against Democratic efforts to scrap the rule, which requires 60 votes to move forward on most legislation.

"It'd be bad for us as Americans to think that we should always feed our short-term desires, rather than thinking about the long term,"...

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