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Republicans and Democrats will sit down for a major all-senators meeting Monday morning, in which the GOP hopes it can talk the majority out of pressing ahead.

The filibuster is not actually part of Senate rules. Instead, it’s a term that’s applied when a single senator or group of senators wants to hold an indefinite debate on an issue.

Some issues and motions are considered nondebatable and cannot be filibustered, such as bringing a budget to the Senate floor. But most of the regular motions senators make are debatable. It takes 60 votes to cut off debate, and when that vote fails, it is considered a filibuster.