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Old 04-01-2019, 03:11 PM
Airbeck is offline
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Originally Posted by HurricaneDitka View Post
Not wrong, necessarily, just irrelevant to my point about the legislative filibuster.
McConnell and the GOP have not done away with the legislative filibuster. Do you think the reason for this is:

a) it isn't politically advantageous for their party
b) they care about traditions and norms in the Senate

Second question, if it was politically advantageous for them to nuke it don't you think it would already be gone?
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Last edited by Airbeck; 04-01-2019 at 03:12 PM.