Is Harry Reid bluffing on the filibuster?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid fields questions on the filibuster rule change called the nuclear option. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


Is Harry Reid bluffing on the filibuster?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to end the filibuster — again.But how serious is he?The Nevada Democrat threatened to use a procedural motion to overturn the now-routine requirement that the Senate majority muster up 60 votes to get a judicial nominee confirmed.Reid was upset that Senate Republicans had blocked Patricia Millett from a seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, saying that it violated an informal agreement over how to handle judges that defused earlier conflicts.But it's …

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