VIDEO: Time To Fix The Filibuster

VIDEO: Time To Fix The Filibuster

Common Cause President Bob Edgar talks filibuster reform with Thom Hartmann

Last Friday, I joined Thom Hartmann to discuss our ongoing efforts to stop to the filibuster abuse that’s made the 112th Congress the least productive in history.

It’s pretty simple, we think that if you want to filibuster a bill, you should hold the floor while you do it, just like Mister Smith.

Joining me on the panel were Kurt Walters with Public Campaign and Shane Larson with Communications Workers of America, two of our partners in the Fix The Senate coalition. We covered a lot of ground in the half-hour discussion, and I’m really thankful for the opportunity to talk about these pressing issues. Watch it here:

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