Dems wary of killing-off filibuster

The Hill: Democrats are wary of calls to nix the 60-vote legislative filibuster if they retake the chamber in 2020.

The filibuster is quickly becoming a divisive topic in what’s expected to a crowded Democratic presidential primary, which already includes several senators.

A coalition of progressives is trying to make it a wedge issue, arguing it should be done-away with if Democrats take the majority because it would stand in the way of a Democratic president getting signature legislation passed through Congress.

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