Few thought the 'nuclear option,' would actually happen, but it did.

Democrats just dramatically limited the filibuster. Here's what that means.

Senate Democrats just made a pretty major change to the filibuster.Through a complicated procedural move, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pushed through a change to Senate rules that bars the filibuster from being used on executive and judicial nominations, except for the Supreme Court.The change does not affect the filibuster on legislation, meaning it will still routinely take 60 votes to pass bills unless the Republican minority decides to use the tactic less.It's a stunning and controversial change to longtime ...

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