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GOP won't let ongoing threat of 'nuclear option' curb future filibusters

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Senate Republicans are generally pleased with a bipartisan deal that preserved the filibuster and averted the so-called nuclear option, but some conservatives on the party's right flank are grumbling at the cost. Republicans agreed to drop their filibuster of a handful of President Obama's nominees, and in exchange, the majority Democrats dropped plans to change Senate rules that would have...