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Deal in Senate averts filibuster showdown

Judicial standoff ends

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / May 24, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- With just hours left before a historic vote, a bipartisan group of senators announced a compromise last night that will avert a bruising battle over the future of judicial filibusters, tabling for now a contentious issue that had threatened to fundamentally alter the working of the Senate. (Full article: 1187 words)

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