Nov 17

Constitution Check: Is the 60-vote norm paralyzing the Senate?



Posted 2 years, 5 months ago.

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Nowhere in the Constitution is there a requirement that, to get anything controversial done in the Senate, the votes of 60 senators are necessary.



Nov 3

Constitution Check: Have Senate cloture votes contributed to the growth of government?



Posted 2 years, 5 months ago.

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There are many reasons why power has flowed toward Washington, but the anti-filibuster rule would be far down the list, if it has been a factor at all.