Reid threatens filibuster change

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, confirmed on Monday he will push to change the chamber's rules and curtail some Republican filibusters next year.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (right), Nevada Democrat, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, confer on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, while awaiting the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sen. John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, is at center; Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican, is at right; Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., Pennsylvania Democrat, is second from right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (right), Nevada Democrat, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, confer on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, while awaiting the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sen. John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, is at center; Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican, is at right; Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., Pennsylvania Democrat, is second from right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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