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Senate Democrats Try to Shift Focus From Proposal to Pack Supreme Court

Democrats in the Senate said they oppose talk of adding seats to the Supreme Court if their party gains control of the chamber and eliminates the filibuster. Passing legislation to add seats would normally require 60 votes but could be accomplished more easily if the Senate moves to eliminate the filibuster, shifting the requirement to a simple majority. Some Democrats have said they support eliminating the filibuster if their party flips the Senate in the upcoming election. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told reporters in Washington on Tuesday, "I don't believe in doing that, I think." Read More From Source

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