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Fmr. Senate staffer: McConnell is ‘daring Democrats to reform the filibuster’


Adam Jentleson tells Lawrence O’Donnell that what’s different between now and previous debates over raising the debt limit is that Sen. Mitch McConnell is not making any demands, he’s “just playing this game of chicken” as Democrats consider changing filibuster rule to get around Republican obstruction to prevent default and potentially changing it for other legislation. Michelle Goldberg and Jelani Cobb also join.