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John Brennan Filibuster

Sabrina Siddiqui

Filibuster Attack Renewed | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive and labor groups on Thursday renewed calls for Senate leaders to reform filibuster rules that have allowed Republicans to re...

Luke Johnson

Paul Filibuster Leaves Democrats At A Loss To Explain Absence | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While many Senate Democrats said Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) raised legitimate concerns about the Obama administration's drone program during...

Ryan Grim

John Brennan Confirmation Battle Stirs Drone Strike Controversy | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the confirmation of John Brennan to be the next CIA director entered a final phase Wednesday as a cadre of senators, led...

Rand Paul Ends Filibuster After Almost 13 Hours

Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

After nearly 13 hours on the Senate floor, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has ended his filibuster of the nomination of John Brennan as director of the Centra...

Ryan Grim

Democrats' Filibuster Absence Leaves GOP To Defend Civil Liberties | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans took the floor on Wednesday, launching an historic filibuster in an attempt to extract an answer from the White House...

McConnell Praises Rand Paul Filibuster

Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell joined fellow Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster of John Brennan's nomination for CIA director, pr...