Opinion | The Filibuster Should Be Abolished or Make Senators Pay a Price for Keeping It

Our democracy is in serious need of reform. So perhaps it’s not surprising that a landmark bill to make it happen is being blocked by an anti-democratic tactic: the Senate filibuster.Changing the rules to get rid of the 60-vote threshold for passing bills would require the cooperation of all 50 Senate Democrats. That includes Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who has said
— Read on www.commondreams.org/views/2021/03/18/filibuster-should-be-abolished-or-make-senators-pay-price-keeping-it

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