Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) agreed to move forward with a power-sharing agreement on Monday that will allow Democrats to take full control of the Senate after two Democratic senators reiterated their support for the filibuster.

The Kentucky Republican had previously demanded that Democrats pledge to preserve the filibuster, the chamber’s supermajority requirement for legislation, in an organizing resolution laying out procedures for how a Senate divided 50-50 will operate. But Democrats refused, citing a previous agreement from 2001, the last time the Senate was split 50-50, that included no such language.

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