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Udall, others introduce change to Senate rules to reform filibuster

Udall, others introduce change to Senate rules to reform filibuster

Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M. and two other Democratic Senators introduced a Senate Resolution that would change rules related to the filibuster. Udall has maintained since he was elected that the unprecedented use of the filibuster by the Republican minority has shown the need for changes to the filibuster process. One of the main pieces of the proposal put forward by Udall and Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Tom Harkin, D-Ill., is requiring a “talking filibuster” … Read entire article »

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Udall says Levin-McCain filibuster proposal doesn’t go far enough

Udall says Levin-McCain filibuster proposal doesn’t go far enough

Senator Tom Udall, who has been a vocal proponent of filibuster reform since entering the Senate, says that a new plan by Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich, Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and John McCain, R-Ariz., to reform the filibuster does not go far enough to address the problems the Senate faces. Udall says it would do nothing to reduce the “paralysis” that the Senate currently suffers from. Udall said in a statement to New Mexico Telegram that he … Read entire article »

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