Schumer won’t commit to keeping filibuster if Dems win majority

 https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/1…

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer won’t commit to retaining the filibuster if Democrats win control of the chamber in 2020, the latest sign of trouble for the Senate’s most hallowed — and controversial — tradition.

Several Democratic presidential candidates, including Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, have called for eliminating or scaling back the filibuster, and Democratic Party activists are also pushing to end to the practice, which is more than 200 years old.

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