The latest (see below) on the effort to reform the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rules that have led to paralysis in that body are paying off. Thanks for all the calls you have made.
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Filibuster reform is a headache for Reid
By Alexander Bolton – 01/22/13 08:25 PM ET
Filibuster reform has become a headache for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
Reid is stuck in the middle, between liberal senators pushing hard for drastic reform and senior Democrats balking at changing the culture of the upper chamber.
Powerful liberal groups and left-leaning lawmakers see filibuster reform as necessary to advancing President Obama’s second-term agenda, which includes immigration reform and gun-control legislation.