which is why Harry Reid wants to scrap the filibuster
Durban the Turban said no spending cuts,too just 2 days ago.
Embrace the cliff- “let’s move”
Thanks to "budget reconciliation" -- which cannot be filibustered -- Reid doesn't need to change the rules to gain passage of tax legislation.
The so-called "Bush tax cuts" were passed under budget reconciliation, with a simple majority vote, so they can be renewed (or changed) without facing a filibuster.