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Reid: 'It's Time To Change The Senate Before This Institution Becomes Obsolete'

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"It's time to change the Senate before this institution becomes obsolete," he said on the Senate floor. "The need for change is so, so very obvious. It's clearly visible."

Democratic aides told TPM Thursday that Reid may invoke the "nuclear option" to reform the filibuster with 50 votes.