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Filibuster vs. Nuclear Option

What's your view of the crisis brewing in the Senate regarding filibusters, Senate rules, and judicial nominees?

Your vote:


Filibusters have had a long tradition in the Senate of protecting the rights of the minority party—whether Democrat or Republican—and should not be changed.42%
The so-called nuclear option—overturning the right to filibuster nominations—is necessary to insure that judicial nominees get the up-or-down vote on the Senate floor that they deserve.40%
The issue is too confusing to follow.9%
I haven't been following this issue.9%
Total votes cast: 2103
poll first posted on May 17, 2005

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