Dem senators launch quixotic effort to kill filibuster

Pat McMahon Contributor
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Two Senate Democrats on Thursday formally launched their quixotic effort to kill the filibuster.

Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) re-introduced a bill Harkin first unveiled in 1995 that would set a gradually lowering threshold to shut off debate on legislation, starting at 60 votes and lowering to 51 over six days.

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