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On 17, May 2013 | No Comments | In | By Isabellisima

Filibuster – Senator Rand Paul

On 6th March 2013, Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky began a talking filibuster intended to halt the appointment of John Brennan to be the new CIA chief over his concerns about the American use of drones.

Rand soon found himself under attack from members of his own party, and keeping company with left-wing campaigners against drones Code Pink.

The featured video comprises the first hour of the filibuster, the rest can easily be found at the following: hour 2 hour 3 hour 4 hour 5 hour 6 hour 7 hour 8 hour 9 hour 10 hour 11 hour 12

Read the Guardian’s report here and further articles on drones here

Congressional record, 6 March 2013

Mr Smith Goes To Washington courtesy of James Hooker

 

Thumbnail image: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks on the floor of the Senate, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. (Credit: AP/Senate Television)

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