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Democrats Change US Senate Rules on Obama Nomineesi
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November 22, 2013 2:19 AM
The Democratic-led U.S. Senate has voted to change the rules for confirming presidential nominees and strip the ability of minority Republicans to block them. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the move is designed to reduce gridlock on Capitol Hill and smooth the functioning of government, but, it could further scuttle bipartisanship and open the door to a reshaping of America’s legislative process.

Democrats Change US Senate Rules on Obama Nominees

Published November 21, 2013

The Democratic-led U.S. Senate has voted to change the rules for confirming presidential nominees and strip the ability of minority Republicans to block them. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the move is designed to reduce gridlock on Capitol Hill and smooth the functioning of government, but, it could further scuttle bipartisanship and open the door to a reshaping of America’s legislative process.