Senators Strike a Deal on Filibusters, Averting Showdown

Aired: 7/16/2013 | 0:12:23 | Clip
After closed talks, Sen. Harry Reid announced a compromise to break a partisan stalemate and avoid making changes to the current rules on filibustering. Gwen Ifill talks to Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., about how the Senate averted a showdown over nominee confirmations.