Harry Reid Is Building A Snare For Himself In The Senate

Politico.com calls it “the nuclear option.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that he was proposing a historic change to Senate rules that would get rid of the filibuster for most presidential nominations. “It’s time to change the Senate before this institution becomes obsolete,” Reid said in a lengthy floor speech on Thursday morning. The changes Reid proposed would get rid of filibusters on most judicial and executive branch nominees, but preserve the filibuster Read more […]