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No, the Filibuster Should Not Be Abolished

By Ethan Mariano Freshman, Gettysburg A majority in the United States Senate has long been coveted by the major political parties. The reason is obvious: the Senate is responsible, along with the House, for passing legislation that affects our fiscal policy,...

The Filibuster Should Be Abolished

By Dylan Basescu Senior, GW In 1781, the Articles of Confederation became the law of the land in the United States. This new government under the Articles, concerned heavily with the protection of minority rule, required a two-thirds majority to pass any law. Given...