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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have decried the use of the filibuster to block judicial nominations, but those who are frustrated with the process shouldn’t expect an immediate change, a panel of Senate experts said Tuesday.

The panel, organized by the liberal American Constitution Society, included Martin Paone, a former secretary of the Senate’s Democratic caucus. Paone said he favors keeping some version of the filibuster, and that many senators do, too, because it gives them influence over presidential picks.

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