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Senate Democrats Eye Killing Filibuster To Move Major Climate Legislation

August 25, 2020
Top Democrats say they might end the Senate’s longstanding requirement to achieve supermajority support to move legislation in order to enact bold climate change policies if they retake the Senate and the White House following the Nov. 3 elections. Additionally, lawmakers are also considering moving major climate-related provisions as part of arcane processes known as budget reconciliation to avoid the 60-vote threshold needed to break a filibuster. “We’re not taking anything off the table,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)...