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Destruction of the U.S. Senate

February 20, 2014

Since the current majority in the Senate took control in 2007, the majority leader has systematically limited the power of senators to vote on important amendments in order to keep his party from facing politically dangerous votes. Political motivations and consolidation of power should not be used to deny senators from either party the right to legislate. See the graph below for more information.

Destruction of the U.S. Senate