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#Filibuster

# filibuster - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through

From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.

# filibuster - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course

A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

# filibuster - Thursday 7 March, 2013

US Senator speaks for 13 hours in old-style filibuster Stand With Rand This post contains videos