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How exactly can the Republicans block anything in the Democrat majority Senate under the new rules?


9 posted on 04/30/2014 10:36:26 AM PDT by Mechanicos (When did we amend the Constitution for a 2nd Federal Prohibition?)
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To: Mechanicos
How exactly can the Republicans block anything in the Democrat majority Senate under the new rules?

The new rules you are referring to (I think) only apply to judicial nominations. The Senate no longer recognizes 60 votes to end debate for confirmation hearings.

25 posted on 04/30/2014 10:51:03 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and avarice pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: Mechanicos
How exactly can the Republicans block anything in the Democrat majority Senate under the new rules?

They waived the 60 vote requirement only for non-Supreme Court presidential appointments.

32 posted on 04/30/2014 11:17:21 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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