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President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he supports changing the Senate's filibuster rule by bringing back the talking filibuster, requiring a senator who wants to block legislation to hold the floor without taking a break. ...
Republican Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, a conservative lawmaker who has been eyeing the Alabama U.S. Senate seat opening in 2022, is holding a campaign event Monday with top Trump adviser Stephen Miller.  ...
This week, the U.S. Senate began debating the Equality Act, which would provide sweeping protections for LGBTQIA people and ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. At the Senate hearing, only one transgender person was represented: 16-year old high school sophomore Stella Keating. NBC’s Joshua Johnson spoke to Stella about her testimony and her request that lawmakers treat transgender teens like every other teen. ...
Dick Durbin called for "reform" to the filibuster on Tuesday, but said in 2018 that ending it would mean the "end of the Senate." ...

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