The Power of a Simple Majority – NYTimes.com

The Power of a Simple Majority – NYTimes.com.

When the New York State Senate legalized same-sex marriage with a simple majority last month, it was a reminder of how unthinkable that would have been in Washington. In the United States Senate, the most routine measures are filibustered and require 60 votes to pass.

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