17 votes

The 5 Longest Filibusters in U.S. History



Trending on the Web

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

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.

Continue Reading:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/03/07/rand-...

"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

.