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New Era News | Udall Power Slams Filibuster. Mitch McConnell Recoils in Fear.


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Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo) sent out an e-mail to his supporters earlier this morning about tagging him into the ring to power slam the filibuster.

For those of you who haven’t been paying attention to how little the Senate was able to actually accomplish this year, the reason is because of the filibuster: a practice that allows any senator to hold a bill and stall a vote. Weird thing though – the senator these days just has to merely threaten a filibuster for it to usually work. Showing up is sort of a moot point for someone who has a guaranteed job for six years.

Read the entire article at New Era News:  Udall Power Slams Filibuster. Mitch McConnell Recoils in Fear.

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