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Harry Reid threat to nuke filibusters prompted by Big Labor

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., seemed truly ready go "nuclear" before last-minute concessions from Republicans averted a showdown over the 60-vote filibuster rule . Reid had been issued frequent nuclear warnings, so why did he decide to finally draw a line in the sand -- as opposed to, say, back during the debt limit showdown of 2012 ? The answer is that the votes he was...