Senate Filibuster: ‘Talking Filibuster’ Would Be Painful for Democrats

Senate Filibuster: ‘Talking Filibuster’ Would Be Painful for Democrats




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merica’s co-presidents, Joe Biden and Joe Manchin, made waves this month when they each endorsed the idea of changing Senate rules to require a “talking filibuster.”

“I don’t think that you have to eliminate the filibuster, you have to do it what it used to be when I first got to the Senate back in the old days” Biden told George Stephanopoulos of ABC News last week. “And that is, with a filibuster, you had to stand up and command the floor, and you had to keep talking.

“If you want to make it a little bit more painful, make him stand

Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/03/yes-a-talking-filibuster-would-be-painful-for-senate-democrats/
[By: John McCormack

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