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In the American Congress, how does a motion come forward to be voted on without the support of the Speaker or Senate majority leader)?

At least in the Senate it´s easier given the majority leader is not the chair, that would be the president pro tempore or the vice president. But in general, how does this happen if push comes to ...
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Senate actions that require more than majority

I know of two actions that the senate can take that requires more than a majority vote, treaties and ending a filibuster. I then found this: (As a point of order), in the Senate, (this section) ...
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