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When is a filibuster not a filibuster?

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On December 10, 2010, at about 10:30 a.m., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took to the floor of the United States Senate to attack the deal struck between President Obama and Senate Republicans that extended the President Bush tax rates through the end of 2012. It was a Friday morning, and the Senate had no votes scheduled for the rest of the day, and no other senator wanted to speak. Sanders then...

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