Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Capital punishment in Nebraska may owe its survival to the filibuster.
Despite mounting their most successful effort at repealing the death penalty in years, state senators who oppose capital punishment were thwarted Tuesday from having a vote on the issue. That's because they couldn't convince at least 33 of the 49 senators to end a filibuster.
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