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The 5 Longest Filibusters in U.S. History

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USAToday: Rand Paul's filibuster lands in Senate record books

After nearly 13 hours of talking, Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster is one for the history books.

It appears the Kentucky Republican will be No. 9 on the list of longest Senate speeches, clocking in at 12 hours and 52 minutes, for delaying a final vote on the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director.

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"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--

I guess they used to let them go to the bathroom