The Filibuster Wasn’t Handed Down From God Or The Founding Fathers, So Kill It Already
APRIL 5, 2017 By John Ryder
Poor Aaron Burr can’t seem to catch a break. First, he is cast as the villain in Lin Manuel Miranda’s play, “Hamilton.” Then, scholars discover he is responsible for the filibuster. Yes, the very same Aaron Burr.
It seems that the original rules of the Senate provided that senat…
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