Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster
Even if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, effectively combating climate change might require the elimination of the Senate filibuster.
Will the issue of climate change push Democrats to get rid of the Senate filibuster? From
2020 Democratic candidates have ambitious climate goals. Achieving them might require abolishing the filibuster.
take a look at the debate that's stirred Capitol Hill & enviro activists.
I can see all sides, but in the end, if the Dems end the filibuster, just remnember what might happen the next time the GOP has the majority. It might be needed then.
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Every Dem candidate must be forced to confront this question.
Why is Kamala Harris' vow to eliminate the Senate filibuster a radical proposal to pass aggressive climate change laws?
and I are so glad you asked!
2020 Dems have ambitious plans to tackle #climate change.But passing them could require a radical change to how Washington functions:ending the Senate filibuster.The move could upend how laws are passed in the US-and may be coming soon. w