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What the Recent Senate Rules Change Means and How to Prepare for Future Obstruction
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What the Recent Senate Rules Change Means and How to Prepare for Future Obstruction

On November 21, 2013, the U.S. Senate voted for a minor procedural change to its rules by eliminating the filibuster for most judicial and executive nominations. This means that judicial and executive nominees can now receive a full Senate vote without having to jump over unnecessary hurdles that cause delay and make the Senate ineffective.

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