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Author Arenberg, Richard A., 1945-
Title Defending the filibuster : the soul of the Senate / Richard A. Arenberg and Robert B. Dove ; with a new foreword by Senator Olympia Snowe.
Imprint Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2014.
Edition Revised and updated edition.

Author Arenberg, Richard A., 1945-
Subject United States. Congress. Senate -- Freedom of debate.
Filibusters (Political science) -- United States.
Alt Name Dove, Robert B.,
Snowe, Olympia J. (Olympia Jean), 1947-
Description 1 online resource (284 pages)
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Edition Revised and updated edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 16, 2017).
Contents 1. Soul of the senate -- 2. Filibuster, cloture, and unfettered amendment -- 3. History of the filibuster -- 4. Polarized politics and the use and abuse of the filibuster -- 5. Criticisms of the filibuster -- 6. The dangers of overzealous reform -- 7. Related tactics: holds -- 8. Related tactics: filling the amendment tree -- 9. Circumventing the filibuster: reconciliation -- 10. Reforming the filibuster: the constitutional option -- 11. Reforming the filibuster: the nuclear option -- 12. Bring in the cots -- 13. Defending the filibuster -- 14. Looking ahead.
ISBN 9780253016317 (electronic bk.)
0253016312 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 989817287
Additional Format Print version: Arenberg, Richard A. Defending the Filibuster, Revised and Updated Edition : The Soul of the Senate. Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2014 9780253016270.

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