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Tag: Filibuster
  • Text and Video of Sen. Rand Paul’s Filibuster, Hour 1 to 7

    This video and unofficial transcript were provided by Sen. Paul’s office. Follow YAL’s live coverage of this historic filibuster on Facebook and Twitter. Hour 1 I rise today to begin to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination for the CIA I will speak until I can no longer speak. I will speak as long as it takes, until the alarm is …

  • A Filibuster-Proof Majority?

    Al Franken’s recent win of a Minnesota Senate seat gives the Democrats a 60-seat majority in the Senate, enough to shoot down any Republican filibuster which might otherwise prevent bills being passed.  Theoretically, with a Democratic House and White House, this means that one party government can do anything it likes. Whether that will work …