Poll: Democrats Cheer 'Nuclear Option' — Republicans Not So Much

Independents split on Harry Reid's filibuster change while young Americans strongly support a 60-vote threshold on legislation.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 27: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) answers reporters' questions during a news conference after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committee meeting at the U.S. Capitol November 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Reid has introduced the idea of the 'nuclear option,' a change to the Senate rules to allow bills to pass with a simple majority, avoiding the filibuster. 
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