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Democrats will regret filibuster vote, GOP vows

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WASHINGTON — Democrats quickly enjoyed the first fruits of a milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama’s nominations: They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judicial selections and prepared to do the same for two others.

Over the longer term, they might regret what they did and how they did it, Republicans and others are warning.

When Democrats muscled the changes through Thursday over the opposition of every…

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