The Myth of Filibuster “Reform”

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on November 27, 2012

Myth: “With filibuster reform, the Senate can vote on more bills that are sent to it.”

Fact: “Actually, the whole purpose of filibuster ‘reform’ is to have fewer votes, and to have those votes be about the issues the majority is interested in discussing.”

Sounds counterintuitive in part, I know. But it’s true. Mark Calabria has the details.

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