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For the second consecutive Congress, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has considered exercising the "nuclear" or "constitutional" option to force a change in filibuster rules by simple majority vote instead of the two-thirds vote required to end debate on rules changes. And, for the second time, a bipartisan agreement was reached at the last minute to reduce the number of possible filibusters in return for more fairness in offering amendments. The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted a panel of Congressional and academic experts to examine how this deal compares with the previous one, and consider whether reformers are satisfied with the results.