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Marathon: Rand Paul's Filibuster Continues Into the Night

Tincan Joey Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 12:29 PM
You are awesome. I don't think Mitch McConnell even bothers to read ours anymore. He must have an automated BS form letter mailer that says a lot of nothing.

We're at seven hours and counting already, with the Kentucky Senator betraying no signs of slowing down.  His has utterly dominated Twitter all afternoon. An irritated, hapless Harry Reid stopped by to try to put an end to the soliloquy over an hour ago, but Paul objected, so on it goes.  In case you were curious, the longest filibuster in history was conducted by Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina.  He spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes straight against a civil rights bill, which eventually passed the Senate with unanimous Republican support (Democrats were split).  As Kevin...