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Yes. The filibuster is part of Senate rules, and not part of the Constitution. The Senate has a constitutional right to set its own rules, by a simple majority vote. The procedure is to change the interpretation of the rules (without actually changing the rules which could be subject to a filibustered vote) Someone calls a vote to invoke cloture, and when ...


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Maybe? To get an actual change of the rules, filibustering would block attempts to remove the filibuster. There are tricks to get around that, but they appear to require a majority. From this Brookings Institution article article giving more detail on the filibuster and how it could be changed/ended: To directly end it, they would need to change the text of ...


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