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Video: When Democrats Loved The Filibuster

Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell traded barbs today over changes to the filibuster rule, but in 2005 Democrats attacked the so called "nuclear option," a change to prohibit the filibustering of judicial nominees, charging that it would decimate Senate traditions.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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