“It’s time to make an exception to the filibuster rule”
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“As Alexander Hamilton wrote in Federalist 22, ‘To give a minority a negative upon the majority (which is always the case where more than a majority is requisite to a decision), is, in its tendency, to subject the sense of the greater number to that of the lesser.’ [The Founding Fathers] knew such built-in obstruction could doom a republic.”
Stacey Abrams: It’s time to make an exception to the filibuster rule
Stacey Abrams writes that nothing is more essential to the durability of our democracy than the ability to vote. Protection of that right has only one champion empowered to make it so -- the US Congress. The House has spoken. Now, she says, the Senate must lead.