Thursday, May 19, 2005

Democrats Once Proposed to End All Filibusters

In 1995, senior Democrats introduced a proposal to eliminate all filibusters, not only the filibuster of judicial nominees. The proposal received the votes of 19 Democrats, including Senators Harkin (Ia.), Kennedy (Mass.), Kerry (Mass.), and Lieberman (Conn.).

Remember that the next time you hear a Democrat defending the filibuster of judicial nominees.

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