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Tim Carney: With Paul's filibuster, Tea Party made Senate work

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Congress is a mostly broken institution, but last week showed what it takes to make it work: a bunch of Tea Partiers grinding things to a halt. Last Wednesday, Democrats planned to move to a vote on President Obama's nominee to run the CIA, John Brennan. Brennan had overwhelming bipartisan support. But just before noon, Sen. Rand Paul took the floor and declared he would filibuster the...

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