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Changes to Filibuster May Give Senate Leaders Political Heartburn

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Reid could use new filibuster rules to move more legislation, but political pressures may make him less likely to employ the new tactics.

“I said to President Obama back in August ... and the night before the election, ‘If you get re-elected and we don’t do something significant about filibuster reform, you might as well take a four-year vacation,” Harkin said.

Humberto Sanchez contributed to this report.

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