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It’s a matter of getting cloture for a full vote of the Senate.Gill Foundation puts up $1 million for campaign to expand LGBTQ civil rights|Chris Johnson|January 20, 2021|Washington Blade
In theory, Senate Democrats could change the cloture rule—and, with it, the need for 60 votes.What Really Happens When There's a 50-50 Split in the Senate?|Abigail Abrams|January 12, 2021|Time
Unlike today, when 60 senators can force a vote using a process known as cloture, there was no way to end the obstruction.
The closest we have, then, is the count of cloture votes, which records how often the majority tries to end a filibuster.
In 1917, cloture was introduced, with a two-thirds majority required for its use.
Getting 15 Republicans to support cloture on any Democratic nominee is going to be tough.
The little pests will go on to a supposedly prestigious institution (the Senate) choked in ivy (or cloture debate).The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw|P. J. O’Rourke|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While Corker joined the rest of his caucus in voting against final passage, he saw no point in voting against cloture.
The big turning point in the vote seemed to be when both McConnell and Cornyn supported the cloture vote.
The Republicans who face a challenge—like Minority Leader Mitch McConnell—voted against cloture, and will vote against the deal.
To prevent this Mr. Mason wishes a rule of cloture (or closure, as it is called in England) adopted.
If you had asked a Chicagoan, the honorable chairman would have been compelled to resort to cloture before the orator got through.
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A vote of a legislature used to stop debate on an issue and put the issue to a vote. (See filibuster.)