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Senate Republicans Offer Compromise on Judicial Filibusters

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has offered what Republicans see as a compromise regarding filibusters of judicial nominations. Frist said he would allow for 100 hours of debate for each nominee, to be followed by a yes-or-no vote. Democrats responded coolly to the idea.

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David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.