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WASHINGTON—The Republican Senate minority today filibustered an omnibus budget bill, setting a modern-day record for blocking the most legislation during a congressional session. A new report released today by the Campaign for America's Future details the 62 times conservatives have used the filibuster to block legislation (or force modification of bills) in the first session of the 110th Congress.
Originally posted by RRconservative
How many of the 62 filibusters had to do with preventing defeat in Iraq? At least 40 for sure.
[edit on 19-12-2007 by RRconservative]
So far in this first year of the 110th Congress, there have been 72 motions to stop filibusters, most on the Iraq war