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  •  and more public. There will be clips on TV (4+ / 0-)
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    and longer videos on the internet of talking filibusters. Now, of course, that means they'll be heroes to their base (the way Rand Paul was even though he didn't do a fraction of what Wendy Davis did in Texas), but that might actually help the Dems. If the Republicans can do a public grandstanding to impress the base, then have to give in because they can't maintain the filibuster, it might move things along a bit.

    While Democrats work to get more people to vote, Republicans work to ensure those votes won't count.

    by Tamar on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 11:41:16 AM PDT

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