Senate Filibuster: ‘Talking Filibuster’ Would Be Painful for Democrats
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merica’s co-presidents, Joe Biden and Joe Manchin, made waves this month when they each backed the concept of altering Senate guidelines to need a “talking filibuster.”
“I don’t think that you have to eliminate the filibuster, you have to do it what it used to be when I first got to the Senate back in the old days” Biden informed George Stephanopoulos of ABC News recently. “Which is, with a filibuster, you needed to stand and command the flooring, and you needed to keep talking.
“If you wish to make it a bit more uncomfortable, make him stand …
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.