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Dick Durbin Throws Weight Behind Effort To Reform Filibuster

04/14/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Okay, this could be significant: Senator Dick Durbin is now throwing his weight behind a new effort to reform the filibuster, a move that could give it a boost, giving Durbin's clout as a senior member of the Dem leadership.

Durbin spokesman Joe Shoemaker confirms to me that the Senator supports the new effort, which was unveiled yesterday by Senators Tom Harkin, and Jeanne Shaheen.

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