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PBS NewsHour | Senators Spar Over Filibusters Amid Partisan Gridlock | PBS

Duration: 07:59
Program: PBS NewsHour #10509
Broadcast Date: Nov. 30, 2012

Going into a high-stakes confrontation over the federal deficit and fiscal cliff, Democrats have begun to push for filibuster reform, citing it as a barrier to progress. Kwame Holman looks back at the history of the filibuster, how that strategy has evolved and what it may mean for congressional progress and bipartisanship.

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Post Date: November 30, 2012