Tue Jan 22, 2013, 01:07 PM
SpartanDem (4,467 posts)
Residents of CA, MI, MT VT,HI,ND,RI Please Call Your Senators About the Filibuster.
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Baucus Max MT D (202) 224-2651
Boxer Barbara CA D (202) 224-3553
Feinstein DianneCA D (202) 224-3841
Heitkamp Heidi ND D (202) 224-2043
Hirono Mazie HI D (202) 224-6361
Leahy Patrick VT D (202) 224-4242
Carl Levin MI (202) 224-6221
Reed Jack RI D (202) 224-4642
These are some the reported possible holdouts, if you haven't, call them today.
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Residents of CA, MI, MT VT,HI,ND,RI Please Call Your Senators About the Filibuster. (Original post)
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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 07:21 PM
farminator3000 (2,112 posts)
1. Reid Says Democrats May Act on Own to Curb Filibusters - bloomberg
Reid said that if Democrats and Republicans donít reach agreement on a filibuster plan this week, he will seek to change Senate rules with a tactic that would require 51 votes rather than the usual 67 votes, foreclosing the need for Republican support.
Some Democratic senators such as Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Tom Udall of New Mexico propose requiring senators who want to filibuster a bill to hold the floor and speak until one side gives in.
President Barack Obamaís ability to carry out his second- term agenda could be in jeopardy without a rule change, Merkley told reporters.
but still call!