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Jonathan Bernstein

Supreme Court Filibuster? A Mirage Since 2013

If the filibuster is gone the first time it's used, then it doesn't matter at all when it is formally removed.
Not so nuclear, actually.

Not so nuclear, actually.

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The Supreme Court filibuster is about to die, and people who should care most about it -- United States senators, who gain individual influence within the Senate from rules that prevent simple majority rule -- evidently do not. 

The Filibuster