Filibuster or Bust

Senate obstructionists have long depended on the parliamentary tactic to block progressive legislation. Is it time to end it?

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If President Joe Biden is going to be able to pass any part of his agenda, he’ll need to get it past the Senate filibuster. That’s likely impossible given the chamber’s 50-50 split. Is it time to finally change the Senate rules and allow the body to operate on a simple majority basis? Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and author Adam Jentleson join Ryan Grim to discuss.

Transcript coming soon.

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