Senate Democrats Pass 'Nuclear Option' on Filibuster Rules

In This Photo: Jeff Flake
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) makes his way toward the Senate floor on Capitol Hill, November 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 52-48 to invoke the so-called "nuclear option", voting to change Senate rules on the controversial filibuster for most presidential nominations with a simple majority vote.
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