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GOP Seeks Senate Filibuster Rule Change

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GOP Seeks Senate Filibuster Rule Change

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GOP Seeks Senate Filibuster Rule Change

GOP Seeks Senate Filibuster Rule Change

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Some Republican senators — angry that filibusters are blocking two lower court judicial nominations — propose changes in the rules governing when debate can be cut off. Democrats say the GOP proposal will decrease the Senate's voting power. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.

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