Political Headlines March 6, 2013: John Brennan Confirmation Delayed by Rare Talking Filibuster

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Brennan Confirmation Delayed by Rare Talking Filibuster

Source: ABC News Radio, 3-6-13

With federal offices shut down due to snow and John Brennan poised to be confirmed as CIA Director, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, considered an outspoken libertarian, did plenty of speaking as he engaged in a traditional, and increasingly rare, talking filibuster on Wednesday.

In modern Washington, the threat of a filibuster has become enough to require an issue to get 60 votes of support instead of 51….READ MORE

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