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Top Senate Democrat thinks Harry Reid's rule change threatens American democracy

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Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., excoriated his fellow partisans for breaking with Senate tradition to change the rules regarding filibusters, a move he said threatens "the hard-won protections and benefits for our people's health and welfare." Democrats voted to change the Senate rules by a simple majority vote, even though the rules themselves require 60 votes for a rule change. Just 52 Democrats...

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