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Senate rejects changes to filibuster rules

WASHINGTON — The filibuster lives on. The Senate voted overwhelmingly late Thursday to reject efforts to change its rules to restrict the blockades that have... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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Harry Reid is unbowed in taking on GOP, Obama

If anyone thought Sen. Harry Reid's near-death political experience last fall would chasten the Senate majority leader, think again. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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Senate leaders reach agreement on filibusters

Senate leaders said Thursday they have agreed that minority Republicans would filibuster fewer bills and nominations in exchange for a promise by the Democratic... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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Senate to vote on secret 'holds', other changes

The Senate appears ready to reject proposals to put restraints on the many filibusters that have sewn institutional gridlock, dysfunction and discord in recent years.... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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House votes to end subsidies for candidates

Eager to cut spending, the Republican-controlled House voted to end multimillion-dollar federal subsidies for presidential candidates and national political... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011

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Obama: 'Together or not at all'

Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally behind his vision of economic revival... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011

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