Rand Paul Filibuster: Democrats Absent From Drone Rambling, But Might Not Be Sleeping

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Senators, and the politics-watching public, got a brief respite from fiscal crises Wednesday, when Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., mounted an old-school filibuster that lasted almost 13 hours, delaying the confirmation of CIA veteran John Brennan to lead the spy agency…

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“The budget is taking up time and I don’t think a lot of liberals are focusing on foreign policy now. Given enough time, this could cause a cleavage in the party.”

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