05/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Chuck Schumer: Filibuster Rules Hearings Are Coming Soon

Senate Rules and Administration Chairman Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is planning a series of hearings on changes to the chamber's filibuster rules in response to Democratic concerns over GOP obstruction.

Schumer will announce the hearings during a meeting between Democratic leaders and the Conference's 22 freshman and sophomore Members on Wednesday, according to a Senate Democratic aide.

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