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filibuster -- as in: filibuster in the Senate
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Ulysses
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  • Puck Mulligan footed featly, trilling: I hardly hear the purlieu cry Or a tommy talk as I pass one by Before my thoughts begin to run On F. M’Curdy Atkinson, The same that had the wooden leg And that filibustering filibeg That never dared to slake his drouth, Magee that had the chinless mouth.

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  • They threatened a filibuster to defeat the legislation.
  • After the 2008 elections, the Democrats had a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

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