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Senate / Judicial Nomination / Filibuster #791554

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Efforts at compromise on filibuster introduced.

(Washington: Joie Chen) The history of filibusters in Congress reviewed; examples cited, including Senator Strom Thurmond's filibuster against the civil rights bill {excerpt played} & the film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"; details given about the so-called "nuclear option" for the judicial filibuster. [Brookings Inst. Sarah BINDER†- outlines the debate over judicial nomination filibusters.] [Former Senate parliamentarian Bob DOVE†- says it only takes a handful to stop the madness.]

Reporter(s):
Chen, Joie
Duration:
00:03:00

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