Finally, the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate found the courage to do what it should have done 10 months ago: go "nuclear" and change filibuster rules to let government actually function again.
Maybe now the Senate can stop being the place where good ideas go to die and recover its place as the deliberative body the writers of the Constitution intended it to be.
"The American people believe Congress is broken. The American people believe the Senate is broken. It's time to change the Senate before this institution becomes obsolete," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.