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The History Of The Filibuster

Many Democrats say the Senate filibuster should be reformed or discarded altogether because it has been used as a tool to uphold racist policies in the past.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with NPR’s Ron Elving to dive into the history of the filibuster.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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