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The debate over ending the filibuster, explained

Clip: 01/17/2022 | 7m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

As the U.S. Senate returns Tuesday to take up legislation on voting rights, there's one major roadblock for Democrats: Majority Leader Chuck Schumer doesn't have the votes to pass it in an evenly-divided chamber. That's led to renewed talk of reforming the Senate's filibuster rules. Lisa Desjardins speaks to two experts about the filibuster and the Democrats plan to change or end it.

Aired: 01/17/22

Rating: NR

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