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Friday, November 22, 2013

Senate Democrats Trigger 'Nuclear' Option to End Filibuster of Judicial Nominees

As the Washington Post explains, "Democrats used a rare parliamentary move to change the rules so that federal judicial nominees and executive-office appointments can advance to confirmation votes by a simple majority of senators, rather than the 60-vote supermajority that has been the standard for nearly four decades."

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