NPR logo

Compromise Averts Filibuster

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4664470/4664471" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Compromise Averts Filibuster

Compromise Averts Filibuster

Compromise Averts Filibuster

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4664470/4664471" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A long-threatened fight over filibusters in the Senate has been averted by compromise agreements over President Bush's judicial nominees. Analysts are still weighing the long-term political implications of Monday night's Senate compromise.

Guest:

Ron Elving, NPR's Senior Washington Editor

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.