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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    US Senator Ted Cruz resorts to filibuster to block Obamacare

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by NYT, Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... year. Cruz's lonely stand was not technically a filibuster. The first vote in a long process to get to a final showdown was set for yesterday, and Cruz cannot prevent that vote. Senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317724/us-senator-ted-cruz-resorts-marathon-speech-block-obamacare
  2. News - World - US POLITICS

    Democrats, Republicans reach deal on filibusters

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Reuters in Washington Democrats drop plan to crack down on filibusters after Republicans agree not to use the procedure to block Obama nominations Parties reach deal on nominees US Senate Democrats have backed away from a possible historic crackdown on filibusters in exchange for a Republican commitment not to use the procedural hurdles to stop some of President Barack Obama's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1284838/democrats-republicans-reach-deal-filibusters
  3. News - World - US POLITICS

    John Brennan finally confirmed as head of CIA

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The Senate voted 63-34 with several Republicans approving Brennan following a dramatic 13-hour filibuster the night before by Senator Rand Paul, who demanded clarification from the White House ... Eric Holder wrote to tell Paul that this was not US policy. Paul, who emerged from his filibuster as something of a political celebrity with backing from some fellow Republicans, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1186526/john-brennan-finally-confirmed-head-cia
  4. News - World - US POLITICS

    Tea Party favourite Rand Paul chosen by US conservatives as choice for 2016 presidential nominee

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... in the CPAC Straw Poll. The Kentucky lawmaker saw his profile raised after mounting a 13-hour, non-stop filibuster in the Senate earlier this month to block John Brennan's nomination to head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192908/rand-paul-wins-us-conservatives-2016-presidential-straw-poll

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