Political Headlines March 6, 2013: Rand Paul’s filibuster causes ‘filiblizzard’ on Twitter with pols & press

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Pols, press tweet Rand Paul ‘filiblizzard’

Source: Politico, 3-6-13

As Sen. Rand Paul took to the Senate floor for hours Wednesday for a filibuster, he sparked a separate lengthy conversation — on Twitter…. The senator’s Twitter account adopted the hash tag “filiblizzard,” a term that came on a day that the federal government shut down due to weather, and the phrase took off as lawmakers and political types weighed in on the filibuster via the Twitterverse. Here’s a look….READ MORE

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