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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Progressives are feeling emboldened after President Biden backed "fundamentally" changing the filibuster, adding a jolt of momentum into the entrenched Senate stalemate.

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"Biden's remarks won immediate praise from progressives and activists.

"Glad to hear [Biden] call to bring back the talking filibuster. If Republicans want to block enormously popular policies like protections for our freedom to vote, they should have to hold the floor and do it in public," said Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), a longtime advocate for Senate rules reforms."

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-23 01:16 AM | Reply

It would sure be nice if the democrats would bring back the taking filibuster with at least 40 members of the senate to be present for debate. As soon as the number dips below 40, the debate is over. that makes it hurt for most of the obstructionists, like it should. Make them put up or shut up.

#2 | Posted by bus_driver at 2021-10-23 11:49 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Biden and momentum are two things that don't go together. Biden and dementia, Biden and dotard, Biden and failure, yes.

#3 | Posted by visitor_ at 2021-10-23 12:24 PM | Reply

... Visitor and herpes.

#4 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-23 12:47 PM | Reply

...Visitor and tertiary syphillis.

#5 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-24 05:38 PM | Reply

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