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Can Democrats defuse a filibuster on gun legislation?

There are 21 comments on the CBS News story from Apr 6, 2013, titled Can Democrats defuse a filibuster on gun legislation?. In it, CBS News reports that:

When Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., first circulated a letter at the end of March promising to filibuster proposed legislation that would expand background checks for gun buyers and crack down on illegal gun trafficking, the message was clear: Passing gun laws, already a heavy lift, would not happen without a messy procedural fight.

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“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#22 Apr 7, 2013
Gary wrote:
It only takes one Republican senator sitting
on the john in the Senate latrine to call in a silent filibuster and stop legislation..
Yes, they can do it and have done it over 350
times in the last four years.
And then people wonder why nothing seems to
get accomplished.
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