- Julian Zelizer: The Senate did away with the filibuster in order to get Gorsuch approved
- If you just need a majority, we might see Washington get things done
Julian Zelizer, a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and a New America fellow, is the author of "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He's co-host of the "Politics & Polls" podcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)The Senate doing away with the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees was a big deal.