Filibuster

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The Senate voted on Thursday to advance a bill to create a fast-track process allowing Democrats to raise the federal debt limit, a crucial next step as lawmakers race the clock to avert a catastrophic debt default. ...
Congress will likely approve an actual debt limit increase sometime next week, after the Senate approved a bill to pass the hike without a filibuster. ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is right to note that it's "possible to create exceptions to the filibuster and move forward when it's important." ...
The Senate passed a provision on Thursday that would allow the body to more easily raise the debt ceiling by breaking the Senate filibuster.  ...

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