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November 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Filibuster-busting threatens mutual assured destruction

Harry Reid’s partial demolition of the filibuster is a big, risky throw of the dice. We’ll soon find out whether it improves the way the Senate does business – or kills what remains of its tradition of cross-party collaboration.

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