CONGRESS: Abolish Filibuster?

Once again there is a movement on to amend the Senate rules so as to abolish filibustering, whereby a " small group of wilful men" can talk an important bill to death at the end of a session. The failure of the Subsidy Bill through filibustering has given a new impetus to the reform.

Senator Curtis (Kan.), Republican whip, has accepted the job of mapping out changes in the rules which will save printers' ink, vocal chords and public patience. He admits the job is a hard one, but is less pessimistic...

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