Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

Trimming the Filibuster

By Matthew Yglesias

"Trimming the Filibuster"


google plus icon

If you’re interested in the subject of how the filibuster rule might be modified, check out this article from the March 17, 1975 issue of Time laying out the legislative work for the most recent update of the filibuster, reducing the supermajority requirement from 67 Senators to 60 Senators.

‹ Barnes Takes The Lead in “America’s Worst Columnist” Sweepstakes

The Ws of Cleveland ›

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.