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Sunday Reflection: How Harry Reid has muzzled the Senate

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For 12 hours and 52 minutes, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., held the Senate floor, with occasional help from a handful of Republican and Democratic colleagues, delaying the nomination of John Brennan to head the Central Intelligence Agency. Paul admitted early on that he didn't have the votes to derail the nomination. But his decision to exercise a senator's right to speak without time limit forced...