Top 5 Senate Filibusters

intro: Will the senator yield? Though some might recognize this as the movie dialogue from the iconic 1939 film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," real life mirrored art on March 6 as Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, took to the Senate floor for almost 13 hours to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. Several lawmakers before him have refused to yield the floor as they stalled the passage of everything from military bills to civil rights. Some have been successful in killing the bills...Full Story
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