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Bipartisan group of senators pleads with current class to fix the broken Senate

Feb 25, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

A bipartisan group of 70 former senators is trying to stage what amounts to an intervention with their counterparts of today, believing the Senate is withering away as an institution that is no longer an equal branch of government.

The group - including 20 who served as Republicans in the Senate - contends that the Senate has lost relevance over the past decade, particularly the past two years when the chamber has shied away from almost any contentious debate in favor of confirming Presid...