cloture


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a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

terminate debate by calling for a vote

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Jerome Powell, nominee to be Chairman of the Federal Reserve, was ultimately confirmed by a vote of 84-13 following a forced cloture vote.
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Netanyahu a rappele que la construction de la cloture electronique erigee le long de la frontiere avec l'Egypte etait presque terminee.
the cloture threshold, rather than abolishing the filibuster altogether,
But Republicans can still procedurally delay the actual vote on the extension for 30 hours after the cloture vote.
1) During the congressional, term with the highest number of cloture motions, Senators filed--more than during the term with the second-highest number.
Following the unsuccessful cloture vote, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Or.
The cloture vote--the only procedure by which the Senate can vote to place a time limit on consideration of a bill and thereby overcome a filibuster--was 55-43, short of the 60 votes needed to thwart the filibuster.
Failure to get the 60 votes needed for cloture meant that Democrats could filibuster it.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) has decided not to use the so-called "nuclear option" to force the Senate to rewrite its rules for invoking cloture on judicial nominees.
As the Black brothers explain: "Before the Senate adopted a cloture rule in 1917, southern Democrats could use the tradition of unlimited debate to force the withdrawal of any legislation that challenged the region's institutions of white supremacy.