What: All Issues : Making Government Work for Everyone, Not Just the Rich or Powerful : Use & Abuse of Internal Congressional Procedures : (S. Res. 21) Final passage of a resolution that would have required senators who wish to filibuster legislation to speak for the duration of their filibuster. (A filibuster allows a single senator to block legislation from being voted on. A 60-vote majority is required to defeat a filibuster.) (2011 senate Roll Call 6)
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(S. Res. 21) Final passage of a resolution that would have required senators who wish to filibuster legislation to speak for the duration of their filibuster. (A filibuster allows a single senator to block legislation from being voted on. A 60-vote majority is required to defeat a filibuster.)
senate Roll Call 6     Jan 27, 2011
Progressive Position:
Yea
Progressive Result:
Loss

This was a vote on final passage of a resolution that would have changed the Senate’s rules to require senators who wish to filibuster legislation to speak for the duration of their filibuster. A filibuster allows a single senator to block legislation from being voted on. A 60-vote majority is required to defeat a filibuster.

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