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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

WT: Reid threatens filibuster change

Reid threatens filibuster change

McConnell hits back, says move threatens collegiality

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid confirmed Monday he will push to change Senate rules and curtail some Republican filibusters next year, setting up a major test of collegiality and power politics in the usually chummy chamber that bills itself as “the world’s most exclusive club.”

Republicans said that if Mr. Reid goes ahead, he’ll not only ruin the unique nature of the Senate, but he’ll poison chances for bipartisan cooperation just as members of the next Congress are taking their seats in January.

Read more: Reid threatens filibuster change - Washington Times 
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/nov/26/reid-threatens-filibuster-change/#ixzz2DSW6eWg5 

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