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Harry Reid's 'nuclear option,' then and now

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Now that the Senate has agreed to Majority Leader Harry Reid's “ nuclear option ” rule change, ending filibusters of judicial nominations by allowing 51 Senators to confirm judges, it's a good time to look at how his position has evolved since the Nevada Democrat was in the minority and leading filibusters of his own in 2005: Harry Reid then: “My Republican colleagues claim that...