Senate Votes to End Nominee Filibusters

November 22, 2013

Senate Democrats have voted to reduce the number of votes needed to confirm presidential nominees from a supermajority to a simple majority, the so-called "nuclear option," essentially ending the filibuster of nominations like those that held up FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and Republican commissioner Michael O'Rielly.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/496712-Senate_Votes_to_End_Nominee_Filibusters.php

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