Senate Republicans Seek to Limit Filibusters President Bush plans to re-nominate 20 judicial candidates -- seven of whom were filibustered by Senate Democrats. The move comes as Republicans aim to take the teeth out of the Democrats' ability to filibuster. NPR's Tony Cox talks with Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington, D.C., and Doug Kmiec, former head of the Office of Legal Counsel for President Reagan and the first President Bush.
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Senate Republicans Seek to Limit Filibusters

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Senate Republicans Seek to Limit Filibusters

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Senate Republicans Seek to Limit Filibusters

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President Bush plans to re-nominate 20 judicial candidates — seven of whom were filibustered by Senate Democrats. The move comes as Republicans aim to take the teeth out of the Democrats' ability to filibuster. NPR's Tony Cox talks with Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington, D.C., and Doug Kmiec, former head of the Office of Legal Counsel for President Reagan and the first President Bush.