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Filibuster rule being abused by minority party

December 4, 2013
The Maui News

Regarding "Senate action erodes protection of minority" (Letters, Nov. 27): The filibuster emanates from neither the U.S. Constitution nor our Founding Fathers. The Senate filibuster was introduced in the early 1900s to protect against tyranny of the majority, to be used only in extreme cases.



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