Moderates Should Want to Abolish the Filibuster the Most

The filibuster makes reasoned debate impossible.

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he filibuster is a Senate tactic where one or more Senators block legislation through “unlimited debate.” They do not yield their time and effectively kill the legislation by not letting it advance to a vote. The only way to prevent this obstruction is to end debate through a procedure known as “cloture,” which…

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