In this commentary, Richard A. Arenberg from Brown University says if the Republicans win back control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s elections, a new battle over filibusters is likely to break out, and a controversial tactic using reconciliation bills could come into play.
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In this commentary, Richard A. Arenberg says the potential for the Senate to extend its new filibuster rules to Supreme Court nominees should alarm Americans.
Richard A. Arenberg says the Senate’s action to limit filibusters has opened the door to ever-greater majority power, and endangers the Senate’s historic role in protecting of the privileges of a minority party.
Richard A. Arenberg, in this commentary, says the filibuster plays a vital role in the Senate as a counterbalance to House of Representatives, and it’s the recent behavior of senators that needs to change for the better.