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Most US states don't have a filibuster – nor do many democratic countries

By Joshua Holzer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Westminster College
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The US system was designed with more checks and balances than many other successful democracies – the filibuster's main function is to give undue power to a vocal minority.


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