Filibuster: Check out Sen. Rand Paul’s reading list

This video frame grab provided by Senate Television shows Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Senate Democrats pushed Wednesday for speedy confirmation of John Brennan's nomination to be CIA director but ran into a snag after a Paul began a lengthy speech over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil. But Paul stalled the chamber to start what he called a filibuster of Brennan's nomination. Paul's remarks were centered on what he said was the Obama administration's refusal to rule out the possibility of drone strikes inside the United States against American citizens. (AP Photo/Senate Television)


Filibuster: Check out Rand Paul's reading list

During an epic 13-hour talking filibuster, Sen. Rand Paul showed a wide-ranging taste in reading material.The Kentucky Republican cited liberal pundits and syndicated columnists, a libertarian author, conservative bloggers, a French political theorist and even a classic children's book.Those watching the filibuster may not have caught all of the references, however, so below are links and quotes from a dozen of the major pieces cited by Paul in his filibuster."Alice in Wonderland"(AP)Paul began the filibuster by referencing the classic children's …

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