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James Wallner: Speaking Up for the Filibuster

Former President Barack Obama recently referred to the practice as a relic of the Jim Crow era to make abolishing it easier. Speaking at the funeral of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Obama called on the Senate to honor the civil rights icon and former congressman by ending the filibuster, if necessary, to pass legislation like the John Lewis Voting Rights Act.
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