Biden wants to ‘fundamentally alter’ Senate filibuster on some issues

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By Trevor Hunnicutt and Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday said the United States should “fundamentally alter” the Senate filibuster on “certain issues” as his administration faces growing pressure from activists and Democrats to act on voting rights legislation. The filibuster requires 60 of 100 U.S. senators to agree on most legislation, a hurdle that has left the Democratic party powerless on key social issues given their narrow majority. In recent month…

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