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Episode 207: The most important Senate job you’ve never heard of

You may think the Senators have all the say — but there’s one person in the Senate who may have even more power: the Senate Parliamentarian.

You may think the Senators have all the say — but there’s one person in the Senate who may have even more power. Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough complicated the repeal-and-replace plan that Senate Republicans were pursuing when she said parts of the bill would need 60 votes instead of a simple majority. But that’s not all she can do, as we learn from former Parliamentarian Alan Frumin.

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