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Tag: filibuster

The little-known tool Republicans will use if they win the Senate

If they seize control of the Senate this November, Republicans will use a little-known tool called “reconciliation” to get their way. Robert Reich explains in this new video from MoveOn.org. Please watch and share widely: The Affordable Care Act itself was partly passed via reconciliation, and in 2012 the team planning a Romney presidency researched […]

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VICTORY: Senate Passes Filibuster Reform

Since President Obama was elected, Republican senators have been using the filibuster to block critical executive branch and judicial nominations. MoveOn members and progressive champs in the Senate, like Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, have been working tirelessly to pass meaningful filibuster reform and fix the dysfunction in Washington.

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