AP U.S. Government and Politics
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Filibuster: a strategy employed in the United States Senate, whereby a minority can delay a vote on proposed legislation by making long speeches or introducing irrelevant issues. A successful filibuster can force withdrawal of a bill. Filibusters can be ended only by cloture, which requires 60 votes.
The Senator filibustered the environmental bill by reading Oh The Places You'll Go, for over 8 hours.
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How do you stop a filibuster?
The Republican Party may be putting an end to the use of the filibuster in confirmation hearings. Do you think that's a good idea?
If I told you I had a friend in college named Phil E. Buster would you believe me? Would you like to buy some beach front property in Oklahoma?