Could Senate "nuclear option" backfire on Democrats?

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Could Senate "nuclear option" backfire on Democrats?

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called all 100 senators to the floor Thursday and announced he was changing a 96-year-old rule, lowering the hurdle for confirming appointees from 60 votes to a simple majority of 51. Republicans say it's a slippery slope. Nancy Cordes reports.

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