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Imagine a Filibuster-Free Future

It's time to say farewell to the filibuster so Congress can pass vital and popular legislation on voting rights, equal pay, and more.

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It’s time to say farewell to the filibuster so that Congress can pass vital and popular legislation on voting rights, equal pay, and more. To read more, please read the Center for American Progress’ “4 Ways Reforming the Filibuster Will Improve Lives.”

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Alex Tausanovitch

Director, Campaign Finance and Electoral Reform

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Eli Horowitz

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Hai-Lam Phan

Video Director, Production

Jasmine Hardy

Senior Video Producer

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Protecting our democracy is too important to allow an outdated Senate rule stand in the way. In a future in which the filibuster is reformed or eliminated, Congress could pass a wide range of policies supported by most Americans.

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