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SENATE RULES CLOTURE
A Constitutional -- Not a Nuclear -- End to Confirmation Filibusters
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The Senate invoked a constitutional option -- not a "nuclear" one -- to end the 60-vote threshold required to end confirmation filibusters. The Senate action is a return to the constitutional governance of the Framers' design -- there is nothing "nuclear" about simple-majority votes.
Senate Approves Nuclear Option [UPDATE]
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