Tom Cotton Trolls Chuck Schumer by Using His Own Arguments to Defend Filibuster

(TheDailyHorn.com) – For well over a century, the Senate filibuster existed in one form or another. The Senate rule requires that 60 of the Senate’s 100 Senators agree before debate on legislation can begin. Without a debate on the Senate floor, there can be no vote. The filibuster has served to ensure the majority party doesn’t use its power to unilaterally roll over the minority party and erode voter representation in the Senate. Tom Cotton …

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Democrats Trying to Find Way to Bypass Filibuster

(TheDailyHorn.com) – Senate Democrats have toyed with the idea of ending the filibuster for several months. However, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Krysten Sinema (D-AZ) refuse to go along with the scheme. As it stands, Senate rules require a minimum of 60 votes to pass legislation. Gaining 10 GOP votes isn’t easy when Democrats are intent on passing controversial legislation like President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal. However, it appears that Senate Majority Leader Chuck …

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